Reading and Book Signing with Nnedi Okorafor
Nnedi Okorafor is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Who Fears Death (a Nebula Award Nominee and Tiptree Honor Book). Her other novels include Zahrah the Windseeker (winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize), The Shadow Speaker (winner of the CBS Parallax Award) and Long Juju Man (winner of the Macmillan Prize for Africa). Her novel Akata Witch will be released in North America in April and her Disney chapter book, Iridessa and the Fire-Bellied Dragon Frog, will be released in 2012. Okorafor holds a PhD in literature and is a professor of creative writing at Chicago State University.