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

"The Truest Form of Transportation"

Issue III/2019, Nonstop

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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