An unforgettable romance that will set Summer 2022 ablaze
Akwaeke Emezi (they/them) is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Death of Vivek Oji, which was longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize; Pet, a finalist for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature; and Freshwater, which was named a New York Times Notable Book, longlisted for both the Wellcome Book Prize and the Women's Prize for Fiction and shortlisted for the PEN/Hemingway Award, the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, the Lambda Literary Award, and the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize.
'The author Akwaeke Emezi is a tsunami of artistry. Their talent,
creativity and sharp insights create writing that carries readers
on a wave of inspiration.' - Gal-Dem
'Since Emezi's debut, words like visionary, radical and innovative have been used to describe their work. Perhaps all of these descriptors are true.' - TIME Magazine