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Tochi Onyebuchi

Biography

Tochi Onyebuchi

Tochi Onyebuchi is the author of the young adult novel BEASTS MADE OF NIGHT, which won the Ilube Nommo Award for Best Speculative Fiction Novel by an African, its sequel, CROWN OF THUNDER, and WAR GIRLS. His novella RIOT BABY, a finalist for the Hugo, the Nebula, the Locus, the Ignyte and the NAACP Image Awards, won the New England Book Award for Fiction and an ALA Alex Award. He holds a B.A. from Yale, a M.F.A. in screenwriting from the Tisch School for the Arts, a Master's degree in droit économique from Sciences Po, and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. His fiction has appeared in Panverse Three, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Obsidian, Omenana Magazine, Uncanny and Lightspeed. His nonfiction has appeared in Tor.com, Nowhere Magazine, the Oxford University Press blog, and the Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy, among other places.

Tochi Onyebuchi

Books by Tochi Onyebuchi

by Tochi Onyebuchi - Fiction, Science Fiction

In the 2050s, Earth has begun to empty. Those with the means and the privilege have departed the great cities of the United States for the more comfortable confines of space colonies. Those left behind salvage what they can from the collapsing infrastructure. As they eke out an existence, their neighborhoods are being cannibalized. Brick by brick, their houses are sent to the colonies, what was once a home now a quaint reminder for the colonists of the world that they wrecked.

by Tochi Onyebuchi - Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction

Ella has a Thing. She sees a classmate grow up to become a caring nurse. A neighbor's son murdered in a drive-by shooting. Things that haven't happened yet. Kev, born while Los Angeles burned around them, wants to protect his sister from a power that could destroy her. But when Kev is incarcerated, Ella must decide what it means to watch her brother suffer while holding the ability to wreck cities in her hands.