Chigozie Obioma

Chigozie Obioma

Nigeria/USA

Chigozie Obioma’s debut novel, The Fishermen, won the inaugural FT/Oppenheimer Award for Fiction, the NAACP Image Awards for Debut Literary Work, and the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction; and was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize 2015. Obioma was named one of Foreign Policy’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2015. He is an assistant professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. An Orchestra of Minorities is his second novel.

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