Irenosen Okojie is a writer and Arts Project Manager. Her debut novel, Butterfly Fish, won a Betty Trask Award and was short-listed for an Edinburgh International First Book Award. Her work has been featured in The Observer, The Guardian, the BBC, and the Huffington Post, amongst other publications. Her short stories have been published internationally, including Salt’s Best British Short Stories 2017, Kwani?, and The Year’s Best Weird Fiction. She was presented at the London Short Story Festival by Ben Okri as a dynamic writing talent to watch and was featured in the Evening Standard Magazine as one of London’s exciting new authors. Her short story collection, Speak Gigantular (Jacaranda Books), was short-listed for the Edgehill Short Story Prize, the Jhalak Prize, the Saboteur Awards, and nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award.