When it snaps, you will suddenly become unmoored, unsure, uncomfortable: you have only known this weight because you have only always dragged the world with you.
Pre-release day post, and some answers to oft-asked questions about David Mogo.
As of today, I am now represented by Eddie Schneider of the JABberwocky Literary Agency.
From Monday July 8, 2019 until Friday July 26th, 2019, I’ll be visiting your favourite book blogs on an book tour for David Mogo, Godhunter!
In which I chat with Tony Colella and Kend Mullison on The Imaginaries Podcast Episode 78: Suyi Davies Okungbowa on the Socioeconomics of the Postapocalypse. Show Notes What are the socioeconomics of the postapocalypse? Suyi Okungbowa has a book coming out this summer that defies Western genre expectations of godpocalypse and urban fantasy and dystopic […]
In which I share some of the stuff that has happened since I attended the Milford SF Writers Conference in September 2017. Full story at Milford 2017: One year after, and then some, by Suyi Davies Okungbowa
It’s finally here! David Mogo: Godhunter, my godpunk fantasy novel from Abaddon Books (Rebellion Publishing) is due out July 2019! The official announcement was released today over at The Fantasy Hive. Here’s that smashing cover art by Yoshi Yoshitani. Excerpts from the reveal: Okungbowa’s David Mogo brings Nigerian Orisha mythology to life with skill and humour, creating a reluctant hero you cannot help […]
In my formative years as a writer, one of the things I quickly learned was that community is important. No one creates alone, of and by himself, I remember Henry Miller saying. A writer who wants others to interact with his work needs readers, publishers, fellow writers, agents, reviewers, critics, fans. There is a village […]
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. […]
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 […]