South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future

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Hot off the Presses: Irenosen Okojie to Perform at the Plymouth Festival of Words 2017

We excited to announce that Irenosen Okojie, featured Future Voice in this year’s Reading Passport, will be performing at the inaugural Plymouth Festival of Words. This brand new festival builds on the work of the Plymouth International Book Festival to celebrate words in all their forms -whether that be written, spoken or sung. 

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Irenosen Okojie Features in the Long List of Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour

We featured her in the Reading Passport as one of our Future Voices and we reviewed Speak Gigantular here and we were delighted here at Reading Passport HQ to hear the news that Irenosen Okojie has been long listed for a prize celebrating authors of BAME origins. 

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Irenosen Okojie

Irenosen Okojie is a writer and Arts Project Manager. Her debut novel Butterfly Fish won a Betty Trask award. Her work has been featured in The Observer, The Guardian, the BBC and the Huffington Post amongst other publications.  

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Butterfly Fish

Butterfly Fish is the 2015 debut novel by Irenosen Okojie. It was the Betty Trask award winner 2016 for a debut novel by a writer under the age of 35.

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