Awards Diaspora Fiction Nigeria

Bassey Ikpi, Nnedi Okorafor are US’ Audiobook of the Year 2020 finalists.

Bassey Ikpi and Nnedi Okorafor are finalists at the US’ Audiobook of the Year 2020, or the Audies 2020, announced on February 3, 2020.  Also making the finals are Colson Whitehead and Ta Nehisi Coates. Since 1996, the Audie Awards has been awarded annually by the American Audio Publishers Association for audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. […]

New Books Nigeria Nonfiction

Bassey Ikpi’s “I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying” out on August 20.

Bassey Ikpi’s essay collection I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying, published by Harper Collins, is out on August 20, 2019. Bassey Ikpi is a spoken-word poet, writer, and mental health advocate who has spent her life between Nigeria, where she was born, and the United States. In the United States, she has appeared on […]