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The Fishermen

Chigozie Obioma

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Chigozie Obioma

Chigozie Obioma was born in 1986 in Akure, Nigeria. A multiple winner…

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The Fishermen

We were fishermen: My brothers and I became fishermen in January of…

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Chigozie Obioma wins L.A. Times Book Prize

12 April 2016

The Fishermen has been awarded the Art Seidenbaum Award for First…

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The Fishermen awarded NAACP Image Award

11 February 2016

Chigozie Obioma's remarkable debut continues to receive high praise.

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Chigozie Obioma shortlisted for the 2015 Guardian First Book Award

13 November 2015

Chigozie Obioma has been shortlisted for the 2015 Guardian First Book…

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Chigozie Obioma wins FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Award

7 October 2015

The FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Award recognises the most…

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The Fishermen makes the 2015 Man Booker Prize shortlist

15 September 2015

Chigozie Obioma’s The Fishermen shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker…

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The Guardian First Book Award longlist

17 August 2015

Congratulations to Chigozie Obioma and Gavin McCrea, whose debut novels…

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Congratulations to Chigozie Obioma

30 July 2015

The Fishermen longlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize.

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Q&A with Chigozie Obioma

8 April 2015

Chigozie Obioma in conversation with Elena Lappin about his debut…

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Chigozie Obioma discusses being nominated for the 2015 Man Booker…

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