Akwaeke Emezi
Akwaeke Emezi

Akwaeke Emezi (they/them) is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Death of Vivek Oji, which was longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize; Pet, a finalist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature; and Freshwater, which was named a New York Times Notable Book and shortlisted for the PEN/Hemingway Award, the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, the Lambda Literary Award, and the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize. Selected as a 5 Under 35 honoree by the National Book Foundation, they are based in liminal spaces.



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Author: Akwaeke Emezi
Release Date: June 08, 2021
“[One] of our greatest living writers.” —ShondalandNamed a Most Anticipated Book of the Year by Harper’s Bazaar, BuzzFeed, The Advocate, Lit Hub, Book Page, and Paperback ParisA full-throated and provocative mem...
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Author: Akwaeke Emezi | Narrator: Chukwudi Iwuji and Yetide Badaki
Release Date: August 04, 2020
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR’S CHOICELONGLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE"Electrifying." — O: The Oprah Magazine Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Washington Pos...
Author: Akwaeke Emezi | Narrator: Christopher Myers
Release Date: September 10, 2019
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTSTONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER"[A] beautiful, genre-expanding debut. . . . Pet is a nesting doll of creative possibilities." -The New York TimesThe award-winning, genre-defying novel by the New York Times bestselling author o...