'"My science fiction has different ancestors -- African ones," says writer Nnedi Okorafor. In between excerpts from her "Binti" series and her novel "Lagoon," Okorafor discusses the inspiration and roots of her work -- and how she opens strange doors through her Afrofuturist writing.' -- TEDGlobal 2017
Nnedi Okorafor is one of science fiction's brightest voices. The Nebula and Hugo award-winning author has published multiple novels and short stories about futuristic African societies and fantastical ones as well. Her newest young adult novel, Akata Warrior, is the long-awaited sequel to Akata Witch which came about in 2011 is out now and it is amazing.
A female Mr. Ripley, a time-traveling artist, an abandoned teenager in a drug-addled town and an albino girl with mystical powers that just might save the world.
The New York Times profiled author Nnedi Okorafor. Patti Smith talked to Hyperallergic about her new book Devotion. Carmen Maria Machado discussed her story collection Her Body and Other Parties with BOMB. Machado shared her influences at Library of America....
Writers including N.K. Jemisin and Nnedi Okorafor - whose 2010 postapocalyptic Who Fears Death is being turned into a series on HBO - and, earlier, Octavia Butler and Ben Okri, have long been turning to traditions well outside of medieval Europe for their speculative fiction books, but now "there’s an enormous appetite for fantasy stories […]
Science fiction and fantasy, long dominated by Western mythology, are growing more diverse, with novels that draw on African mythology and legends.
Ezra Miller apologises for one piece of classic Flash lore that didn't make it into Justice League. HBO's adaptation of Nnedi Okorafor's Who Fears Death is moving forward. Melissa Benoist teases a new suit for Kara on Supergirl. Plus, new footage from Arrow, and casting updates for Game of Thrones and Good Omens. Behold, spoilers! More »
After early negotiations, HBO have finally closed a development deal for Who Fears Death, a new series based on the novel of the same name by Hugo Award winning author Nnedi Okorafor. Who Fears Death is a post-apocalyptic fantasy novel...
Selwyn Seyfu Hinds has been tapped to adapt author's Nnedi Okorafor's fantasy novel. read more
'Who Fears Death,' a 2010 novel by U.S.-Nigerian Nnedi Okorafor, is a post-apocalyptic account of a genocide in Africa.
When news broke yesterday that HBO had optioned Nnedi Okorafor's Who Fears Death as a television series and that George R.R. Martin was set to serve as an executive producer, more than a few eyebrows were raised for a couple of different reasons. More »
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We've known for some time that Nnedi Okorafor's World Fantasy Award-winning novel Who Fears Death was being adapted into a live action project, but the author took to her Facebook page late last night to share news about where we can eventually expect to see it. More »
Martin will again team with HBO to executive produce the series adaptation of Nnedi Okorafor's award-winning novel. The post George R.R. Martin to Adapt Fantasy Novel Who Fears Death for HBO appeared first on CBR.
Nnedi Okorafor's World Fantasy Award-winning novel, Who Fears Death, is now in development as a TV series at HBO, with George R.R. Martin executive producing.
The celebrated sci-fi author, with Chicagoland roots, announced the deal today. [ more › ]
Nnedi Okorafor says her novel has been optioned, and George R.R. Martin is attached as an executive producer.
Building off is enormous success with "Game of Thrones," HBO has optioned yet another genre novel: Nnedi Okorafor's "Who Fears Death," winner of the 2011 World Fantasy Award for best novel. Set in a post-apocalyptic future, the story takes place in Sudan and centers on a character called Onyesonwu,...
Author Nnedi Okorafor revealed the project is in development at the premium cable network. read more
Nnedi Okorafor's 2010 novel Who Fears Death has been optioned as a mini-series (or potential ongoing series) by HBO. The novel, which melds elements of fantasy with post-apocalyptic science fiction, is set in a futuristic version of the Sudan, where a young woman named Onye is born after her mother is raped. Show More Summary