Chinelo Okparanta

Chinelo Okparanta is the author of Under the Udala Trees. She is the winner of a 2014 Lambda Literary Award, a 2016 Lambda Literary Award, the 2016 Jessie Redmon Fauset Book Award in Fiction, and a 2014 O. Henry Prize. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, and other publications.