23. ilb
06. – 16.09.2023

Herkunft: Nigeria

Sefi Atta

Sefi Atta, born in Lagos in 1964, is an award-winning writer and former accountant who resides in the United States, England, and Nigeria. Her early career saw her qualify as a Chartered Accountant in England and a Certified Public Accountant in the US, followed by a Master of Fine Arts

Jordan Ifueko

born in Los Angeles, established herself as a New York Times bestselling author recognized for the »Raybearer« series and the Disney-Marvel comics »Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur«. Accolades in her name include being a Nebula Award, Ignyte Award, Audie Award, and Hugo Lodestar finalist. Noteworthy features of her work have

Lola Shoneyin

born in 1974 in Ibadan, is a Nigerian author, poet, and director of the Book Buzz Foundation. After publishing three collections of poetry: »So All the Time I Was Sitting on an Egg« (1997), »Song of a Riverbird« (2002), and »For the Love of Flight« (2010), and an award winning

Lesley Nneka Arimah

Lesley Nneka Arimah was born in London to Nigerian parents in 1983. Depending on where her father was based while working in the oil industry, she grew up in different places, but mainly in Nigeria. When she was 13, her family moved to the United States to settle in Louisiana.

Helon Habila

Helon Habila was born in Nigeria in 1967. He studied English Language and Literature at the University of Jos. In 1999 he moved to Lagos, where he wrote articles for the magazine »Hints«, and eventually became a literary editor of the daily newspaper »Vanguard«. For his short stories and poems,