Born and raised in Port Harcourt, Chinelo Okparanta is the author of Under the Udala Trees and Happiness, Like Water. She is winner of two Lambda Literary Awards, the 2016 Jessie Redmon Fauset Book Award in Fiction, and a 2014 O. Henry Prize. Other honors include shortlisting for the 2017 International DUBLIN Literary Award and finalist selections for the 2014 New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award as well as for the Etisalat Prize for Literature. She was named one of Granta’s six New Voices for 2012. In 2017, Okparanta was named one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists and a Distinguished Immigrant by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

  • Under The Udala Trees
    Granta Books, 2013
  • Happiness, Like Water: Stories
    Granta Books, 2013
  • Between Myth and Trauma
    Freitag |27.04.2018