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Chibundu Onuzo

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Imachibundu Oluwadara "Chibundu" Onuzo (born 1991) is a Nigerian novelist, Her first novel, The Spider King's Daughter, won a Betty Trask Award, was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize and the Commonwealth Book Prize, and was longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize and the Etisalat Prize for Literature.[1]

Chibundu Onuzo was born in Nigeria in 1991, the youngest of four children, of parents who are doctors, and grew up there in Lagos.[2][3]

Onuzo has a bachelor's degree in history from King's College London,[4][1] and a master's degree in public policy from University College London.[5] As of 2017, she is studying for a PhD at King's College London
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