The Nigeria-rooted academic and writer Nnedi Okorafor has been on a steady climb in the world of literature and entertainment. She graced the red carpet with the man who accompanied her. To many the name of the man, George R.R. Martin, is more famous than Nnedi Okorafor, at least to some. To her fanbase Nnedi … Continue reading She got that glow
There seems to be no end in publicity for the work of Nnedi Okorafor. She has left her academic career and is now devoted totally to her writing career, a career that doubles as an adventure. In this interview she tells more about her relationship with the man behind Game Of Thrones. His name is … Continue reading In Conversation: Nnedi Okorafor on Venom, George R.R. Martin and
The topic of Afrofuturism is hot item in the world of letters, but it has also reached the screen through the movie The Black Panther. One of the imposing voices in this world of Afrofuturism is the writer Nnedi Okorafor. Next month she will speak at the University at Evanston (United States of America). The … Continue reading Afrofuturism: Re-Imagining the Future of Africa with Nnedi Okorafor
In the long list with many categories we find one familiar name, in the category Award for Best Young Adult Book. Her name is Nnedi Okorafor with her Nigerian roots and her roots in traditions that tend to confuse and excite readers, both young and old. The names and books of winner will be made … Continue reading 2018 Hugo Awards
A British newspaper has written an extensive article on important writers from all over the world. Some of these 50 writers come from Africa and have already some name for themselves.
Heroes used to be men. With a exception that could be hard to find. Things are changing. More and more heroes are walking and taking action in their femininity. It could be the Amazons in the olden days of the Greek. It could be Lara Croft, even in her re-issue. But now a new set … Continue reading Black Panther’s Badass Female Warriors Are Getting Their Own Spin-Off