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Meet one of Africa's rising literary stars, Oyinkan Braithwaite, the award winning author of LA Times' Best Crime Thriller of 2019, 'My Sister, the Serial Killer'.
Oyinkan Braithwaite is a graduate of Creative Writing and Law from Kingston University. Following her degree, she worked as an assistant editor at Kachifo and has been freelancing as a writer and editor since. She has had short stories published in anthologies and has also self-published work.
In 2014, she was shortlisted as a top ten spoken word artist in the Eko Poetry Slam.
In 2016, she was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
In 2019, she won the LA Times Award for Best Crime Thriller with her book, 'My Sister, the Serial Killer'.
In 2019, she was shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction Award.