Each week we will highlight a different author that your should know from our library collection. This week’s author is Nnedi Okorafor.


Nnedi Okorafor, professor of creative writing and literature, is the author of several books for all age groups and that span genres. She writes Black Panther and Shuri comic books for Marvel and her science fiction and fantasy novels have won the Hugo and Nebula awards. Her book, Who Fears Death has been optioned by HBO with George R.R. Martin producing. We have a lot of her amazing books at our Maroon Library, so check one out today! 

Books (F Okorafor)
Akata Witch, Akata Warrior, Binti Trilogy, Who Fears Death, Zahrah the Windseeker

Comics (GN Black Panther)
Black Panther: Long Live the KIng , Shuri (GN Black Panther), Wakanda Forever (arriving next week!)


Nnedi Okorafor.” Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2018. Literature Resource Center, Accessed 20 Sept. 2019

Ogbuji, Chimezie. “Nnedi’s Website.” Nnedi’s Website, Metacognition, 2016,