Chigozie Obioma


Chigozie Obioma was born in Nigeria and is currently the professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His debut novel, The Fishermen, won the inaugural FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Award ,an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author and The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction and was shortlisted for  the Guardian First Book Award and the Man Booker Prize. An Orchestra of Minorities was published in 2019.