What do Nigerians and diamonds have in common? We don’t crack. We shine through everything, everywhere.
This time, like many other times, its Nnedi Okoroafor winning.
She is an amazing mum.
She has an incredible dada.
And yes, she is a great writer.
She writes fantasy, Sci-Fi, and speculative fiction.
So when she’s not writing about girls with magical dada, she’s writing about a young girl living in the late 21st-century Niger.
O’Hare Airport just gave me the warm fuzzies. There are copies of my latest in the bookstore! ❤ from️ Chi-Town. And now there are signed copies of my latest in O’Hare Airport’s Barbara’s Bookstore. So if you come through, you know what to do. And yes, I drew a few doodles on them. ? A photo posted by Nnedi (@nnediokorafor) on
Most recently, she has written about a young girl doing space travel. And now it has won her an important award in Sci-Fi. The Nebula Awards, America’s most prestigious Sci-Fi book awards. Okorafor won the award for best novella.
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