More on Nnedi Okorafor:
Nnedi's first novel, Zahrah the Windseeker takes place in a highly technological world based on Nigerian myths and culture. Zahrah the Windseeker was the winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature; shortlisted for the Parallax Award and Kindred Award, a finalist for the Golden Duck and Garden State Teen Choice awards.
She grew up with a fantasy of becoming an entomologist and even after becoming a writer maintained the love of insects and nature. Though raised in America, Nigeria is still her muse as revealed in most of her works. She has published three works, and short stories in various magazines, online and in print. She is working on another novel...
Also expect a review of Nnedi's Zahrah the Windseeker on TBB soon!