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Dialogue Books: Irenosen’s Pick

Now more than ever Dialogue Books is centring Black experiences and amplifying Black voices. This week we’ve been working with celebrated author, Irenosen Okojie, over on @dialoguebooks to bring you a celebration of Black British culture. Check out Irenosen’s most inspirational Black British Women, Black British organisations that deserve a spotlight and her favourite Black cultural moments over on our feed. She’s also curated this incredible playlist for the ultimate multi-sensory experience! Listen fr a foot-tapping, head-bobbing, butt-wiggling experience….

 

 

A bit about Irenosen Okojie . . .

Irenosen Okojie is a Nigerian British writer. Her debut novel, Butterfly Fish, won a Betty Trask award and was shortlisted for an Edinburgh International First Book Award. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, the Observer, the Guardian, the BBC and the Huffington Post among other publications. Her short story collection Speak Gigantular, published by Jacaranda Books, was shortlisted for the Edgehill Short Story Prize, the Jhalak Prize, the Saboteur Awards and nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award. She was recently inducted as a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature as one of the ‘Forty Under Forty’ initiative.

 

Nudibranch is out now in hardback and ebook and will be released in paperback later this year.