Tucson Festival of Books

Suyi Davies Okungbowa (he/him)



Manuel Ruiz

Literacy Connects

Suyi Davies Okungbowa is an award-winning Nigerian author of fantasy and science fiction and a University of Arizona alumnus. His latest books include "Warrior of the Wind" (sequel to "Son of the Storm" in the Nameless Republic epic fantasy trilogy) and the forthcoming "Lost Ark Dreaming". He lives in Ontario, where he is a professor of creative writing at the University of Ottawa.

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Awards: Nommo Award for Best Speculative Novel by an African (for David Mogo, Godhunter, 2019)


Scheduled events:
The Magic of Storytelling
Join authors Olivie Blake, Suyi Davies Okungbowa, and Emma Törzs as they discuss the power and magic their characters wield ... and the epic quests they pursue in search of the truth.

Student Union Santa Rita (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Olivie Blake, Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Emma Törzs
Moderator: Katherine Morter
Inclusive Worldbuilding in Imagined Worlds
In this session, science fiction and fantasy author Suyi Davies Okungbowa will introduce attendees to the four-dimensionality of real and imagined place, the scale of fictional realities, and how understanding the psychological locus of a place is the key to building inclusive settings.

Student Union Sabino (Seats 87)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Suyi Davies Okungbowa

Books:
Warrior of the Wind
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Orbit
November 2023
ISBN 9780316428972

Son of the Storm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Orbit
January 2021
ISBN 9780316428941
Paperback, 496 pages
$17.99
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