Storyteller.

Author of speculative fiction, crime fiction and other literature. Based in Lagos, Nigeria + Tucson, Arizona.
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Catch me outside

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Look at presidents under the rain. Standing tall in the downpour for their players.

I'm just here wondering if Buhari will stand in the rain for anyone in this country.


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I'm Suyi, and this is home.

Here, you can explore my books, read my stories, peruse my blog, connect with/hire me or join one of my learning opportunities.

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Crime novels in small African cities: A rarity

I can’t be the only one who lets out a long, exasperated sigh when I see an exciting new crime novel by an African author on the bookshelves at a physical or online store, quickly rush to read the description, and realise it’s set in… Lagos. Johannesburg. Nairobi. Accra. Abuja. Harare. Cape Town. Kigali. Dakar. […]

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Normal is good enough

Between 2014 and 2017, I worked in communications at a Big Four professional services firm. A saying popular among us (and which definitely still flies across the dividers of those white and orange workstations) was: “The reward for good work is more work.” They stayed true to that quip. Once, I got some recognition at […]