Okwiri Oduor (born 1988/1989) is a Kenyan writer, who won the 2014 Caine Prize with her short story “My Father’s Head”. In April 2014 she was named on the Hay Festival’s Africa39 list of 39 Sub-Saharan African writers aged under 40 with potential and talent to define trends in African literature, with her story “Rag Doll” being included in the subsequent anthology edited by Ellah Allfrey, Africa39: New Writing from Africa South of the Sahara.
Books in order of publication:
Africa39: New Writing from Africa South of the Sahara – 2014
Twenty Years of the Caine Prize for African Writing – 2019
Things They Lost – 2022