Irenosen Okojie

Irenosen Okojie's bold novel Butterfly Fish, and her short-story collections Speak Gigantular and Nudibranch have won and been shortlisted for multiple awards. Vice Chair of the Royal Society of Literature, she won the 2020 AKO Caine Prize for her story, Grace Jones. She is the co-presenter of the BBC's Turn Up For The Books podcast alongside Simon Savidge and Bastille frontman, Dan Smith. In 2021, she was awarded an MBE for Services to Literature.

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