Nigerian-British author Irenosen Okojie has won the £10,000 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing with her short story “Grace Jones”, from 2019 collection Nudibranch (Dialogue).... Read more
British Nigerian writer Irenosen Okojie will judge the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University (NSSA) alongside short story writer Chris Power, as the... Read more
Trapeze has snapped up a “celebration of love” reflecting stories from women of colour in a one-book deal.
Words of Colour has named Irenosen Okojie as the creative communications agency’s first-ever writer-in-residence.
Man Booker shortlisted author Chigozie Obioma, author and curator Irenosen Okojie, author Bernadine Evaristo and award-winning poet Raymond Antrobus are among the writers on the line-up... Read more
Dialogue Books has signed Irenosen Okojie, a "fearless" writer publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove said had partly inspired the new inclusive imprint.
Leading writers Irenosen Okojie, Courttia Newland, Bidisha, and Alex Wheatle MBE are to take up residencies in London libraries as part of a new literary... Read more
Titles from independents Faber, Peepal Tree Press, Chicken House and Jacaranda feature on the inaugural shortlist for the Jhalak Prize for a Book of the... Read more
The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour has announced its inaugural longlist, recognising authors including Malorie Blackman, Gary Younge and Abir Mukherjee.... Read more
Co-founder of Oneworld, Juliet Mabey, and authors A L Kennedy and Irenosen Okojie, have been selected to judge literature development organisation Spread the Word's London Short Story... Read more