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Irenosen Okojie is a Nigerian British author whose work pushes the boundaries of form, language, and ideas. Her novel Butterfly Fish (2015) and short story collections Speak Gigantular (2016) and Nudibranch (2019) have won and been shortlisted for multiple awards. Her writing has been featured in The New York TimesThe Observer, The Guardian and The Huffington Post. Vice Chair of the Royal Society of Literature, she won the 2020 AKO Caine Prize for her story, Grace Jones. She is co-presenter of the BBC’s Turn Up For The Books podcast alongside Simon Savidge and Dan Smith. She has been a judge for the Dylan Thomas Prize, The Gordon Burn Prize and the BBC National Short Story Award.  A Contributing Editor at The White Review, she is currently a judge for The Women’s Prize for Fiction. In 2021 she was awarded an MBE For Services to Literature.