Reader: Tochukwu Okafor

Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor is a Nigerian writer. His work has appeared in The GuardianLitro Magazine, Harvard University’s Transition MagazineWarscapesColumbia Journal, and elsewhere. A 2018 Rhodes Scholar finalist, he has been twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Short Story Day Africa Prize for Short Fiction. He has been shortlisted for the 2016 Southern Pacific Review Short Story Prize and the 2016 Problem House Press Short Story Prize. In 2014 he was awarded the Comptroller Charles Edike Prize for Outstanding Essays. He is an alumnus of the 2015 Association of Nigerian Authors Creative Writing Workshop and the 2016 Short Story Day Africa Writing Workshop, and a two-time recipient of the Festus Iyayi Award for Excellence for Prose and Playwriting (2015/2016).

Interviews involving Tochukwu Okafor

Kathy Fish Fellow 2018: An Interview with Tochukwu Okafor - January 24, 2018