Ben Okri
Contributor History

Ben Okri is a poet, novelist, and playwright. His novel The Famished Road won the Booker Prize in 1991. His works have been translated into twenty-six languages. His latest novel is The Freedom Artist and his latest volume of stories is Prayer for the Living, both published in the United States by Akashic Books.



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current issue
Numina: The Enchantment Issue
Fall 2023
Bradford Morrow


December 4, 2023
HOW CAN PEOPLE SAY a person is washed up when just getting to shore is a victory? 
November 29, 2023
The greens—myriad, viridescent: 
every one of them alive.
November 22, 2023
HE WENT DOWN THE STREET, his old street, on a whim, and then the whim birthed another and he turned [...]