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Chigozie Obioma



Chigozie Obioma was born in Nigeria. He has lived in Cyprus, Turkey and now the United States where he is a Helen Zell fellow at the University of Michigan. A recipient of Hopwood Awards in fiction and poetry, his fiction has appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review and Transition.
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2015) : The Fishermen


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