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Irenosen Okojie
IRENOSEN OKOJIE is a Nigerian British author whose experimental works create vivid narratives that play with form and language. Her debut novel BUTTERFLY FISH, short story collections SPEAK GIGANTULAR and NUDIBRANCH have won and been shortlisted for multiple awards. A fellow and Vice Chair of the Royal Society of Literature, Irenosen is the winner of the 2020 AKO Caine Prize for her story ‘Grace Jones’. She was awarded an MBE For Services to Literature in 2021.

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Impossible Paradise

Book Review

January 2022

Irenosen Okojie

Book Review

January 2022

Rivers Solomon’s SORROWLAND is a gothic horror tale that shows how injustices imposed on Black Americans change us. Sweeping and expansive in its ambition,...

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July 2014

Another month, another year, another crisis: eleven years in Beirut

Paul Cochrane

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July 2014

Rumours of impending conflict can wreak a particular type of havoc. This is not as physically manifest as the...

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December 2016

Wildness of the Day

Orlando Reade

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December 2016

One day in late 2011, waiting outside Green Park station, my gaze was drawn to an unexpected sight. Earlier...

Interview

November 2016

Interview with Dodie Bellamy

Lucy Ives

Interview

November 2016

The summer of 2016 was for me the Summer of Dodie Bellamy. I am a New York resident, but...

 

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