Irenosen Okojie

Irenosen Okojie is a freelance Arts Project Manager. Her debut novel, Butterfly Fish, was a recipient of a 2016 Betty Trask Award. Her short story collection, Speak Gigantular, was shortlisted for the 2016 inaugural Jhalak Prize and the 2017 Edge Hill Short Story Prize. The story ‘Animal Parts’ was nominated for a 2016 Shirley Jackson Award. Her second collection, Nudibranch, was longlisted for the Jhalak Prize 2020 and the story ‘Grace Jones’ won the 2020 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing. A novel, Curandera, is forthcoming in 2022.