Ben Okri


Ben Okri was born 1959 in Minna, Nigeria, and is a writer, essayist, playwright and poet. He spent his childhood between London and Lagos. For his prose, Okri has won the Booker Prize, the Aga Khan Prize for Fiction and the Commonwealth Writers Prize in the Africa region. Okri lives in London.



Articles by this author

Nonstop (Issue III/2019)

“The Truest Form of Transportation”

To travel you don’t have to walk, drive or fly says the author Ben Okri. Sometimes it is enough to just open a book.  A conversation about fictional journeys.

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