Onuzo started writing her debut novel when she was 17, had an agent by 18, became the youngest woman signed by Faber & Faber at 19 and released her first book aged 21.
Please read and bring along your copy of The Spider King’s Daughter, so you’re ready to meet the author and ask her all your questions.
Please note, this free event requires a ticket. Please book your free ticket online, by phone or in person (no fees apply).
About Africa Utopia
In 2012 Southbank Centre launched Africa Utopia, a festival dedicated to bringing art and ideas from Africa and the African diaspora to audiences in the UK. We ask what the West can learn from this rapidly changing continent.
The festival’s first four years have featured the award-winning Senegalese musician and human-rights activist Baaba Maal, afrobeat legend Tony Allen, former First Lady of Somaliland and hospital founder Edna Adan, Kenyan creative collective The Nest, Township Tech originator Spoek Mathambo, ‘godfather of Ethiopian jazz’ Mulatu Astatke and the Kinshasa Symphony orchestra.