World Arts Agency negotiates Chigozie Obioma’s speaking engagements. Obioma is the author of The Fishermen, which was a finalist for the Man Booker prize 2015, and a winner of four other awards, including an NAACP Image award, the FT/Oppenheimer prize for fiction, and several nominations. The novel, which has been translated into 27 languages and has been adapted into a stage play. Obioma has been called, in a New York Times book review, “the heir to Chinua Achebe.” In 2015, Obioma was named one of “100 Global Thinkers” by Foreign Policy magazine. His second novel, An Orchestra of Minorities was published in January 2019 to wide acclaim and is being translated into 18 languages. The novel was also a finalist for the Booker prize, making Obioma one of only two writers in history to be a finalist for all their published books. He is James E. Ryan professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

For booking and correspondence regarding Obioma’s literary works, kindly contact the author’s literary agency, Craig Literary.

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