A. Igoni Barrett


A. Igoni Barrett was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria in 1979, and lives in Lagos. His short story collection, Love Is Power, or Something Like That, was published in 2013. In 2014 he was named on the Africa39 list of sub-Saharan African writers under 40. His first novel entitled Blackass was published in 2015 and was long-listed for the inaugural FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards.