It’s hard to keep up with Nnedi Okorafor. One minute she’s creating a TV production company for Africanfuturist stories, the next she’s winning the Nommo Award. What we’re currently excited about, though, is Okorafor’s upcoming book, Ikenga. Okorafor recently revealed the book’s cover on social media.
🚨 Cover reveal 🚨
My next novel IKENGA (due out August 2020). ✨🇳🇬✨ #Africanjujuism #Ikenga https://t.co/M5TUMpeKWR
— Nnedi Okorafor, PhD (@Nnedi) November 25, 2019
Okorafor had previously hinted at the book’s cover design in an earlier tweet:
FYI #Ikenga pic.twitter.com/NCxj8gPmab
— Nnedi Okorafor, PhD (@Nnedi) November 21, 2019
News of the cover was released initially on Entertainment Weekly. The novel is slated for release on August 18, 2020.
Here is the summary of the book from Penguin Random House, the book’s publishers: