Chibundu Onuzo is an award-winning author. Her first novel, The Spider King’s Daughter, won a Betty Trask Award. It was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize and the Commonwealth Book Prize and longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize and the Etisalat Prize for Literature (now the 9mobile Prize). She is completing a Ph.D. on the West African Students’ Union at King’s College London. Her new book Sankofa will be out in 2021.