Author of the Week — Chibundu Onuzo

Chibundu Onuzo

We won’t be having our usual author interview this week as Chibundu was unable to grant us an interview. However, she sent us her bio. Read our review of her book, Welcome to Lagos here.

Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Chibundu Onuzo (PhD) is the author of ‘The Spider King’s Daughter’ (2012) and ‘Welcome to Lagos’ (2017). She has won the Betty Trask Award and been shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize, Commonwealth Book Prize and The Encore Award. Her essays and short stories have been commissioned by BBC Radio 3. She writes for the Guardian and is a musician. She is a Senior Teaching Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).

Chibundu’s two published books are;

The Spider King’s Daughter


Welcome to Lagos

Welcome to Lagos

She is on Twitter and has a blog.