Nnedi’s works include WHO FEARS DEATH (in development at HBO into a TV series), the BINTI novella trilogy (optioned and in development with Media Res), THE BOOK OF PHOENIX, the NSIBIDI SCRIPTS SERIES and LAGOON. She is the winner of Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, Locus and Lodestar Awards and her debut novel ZAHRAH THE WINDSEEKER won the prestigious Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature.
Nnedi has also written an Africanfuturist comic series LAGUARDIA (winner of the Hugo and Eisner Award); comics for Marvel, including BLACK PANTHER: LONG LIVE THE KING and WAKANDA FOREVER (featuring the Dora Milaje) and the SHURI series; and her short memoir BROKEN PLACES AND OUTER SPACES.
Nnedi holds a PhD (literature) and two MAs (journalism and literature). She lives with her daughter Anyaugo and family in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Coming Soon: The Space Cat
When Periwinkle the Space Cat is uprooted from his cushy pampered life and moves with his family to Nigeria for a year, he must navigate a new part of the Earth where humans hate cats and there may be aliens.
A graphic novel by the team that brought you the Eisner and Hugo Award-winning graphic novel LaGuardia
Written by Nnedi Okorafor
Illustrated by Tana Ford
Published by First Second Books (pub date TBA)