Mytek The Mighty, the new comic I wrote about a giant robot gorilla being revived by a Nigerian professor and a Ghanaian-American tech billionaire, is now out from 2000AD in their new Smash! Special.
Orbit (Hachette Book Group US) has acquired my fantasy novel trilogy inspired by an amalgam of West African empires of the middle ages. But I want to talk about all the other stuff: about the time before this unwieldy thing even had a name, and what to expect going forward.
If you are considering nominating and voting my work for awards in 2020, here’s what I did this year that’s award eligible.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Good news: I’m now henceforth open to new freelance work! If you know anyone looking to hire for any of these services listed below, send them my way! LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram 1. Ghostwriting I ghostwrite stories, pieces and (e)books under 45,000 words, with or without a byline. I especially write fiction (science […]