Born on a Tuesday

Cassava Republic Press, London, 2016
Grove Atlantic, New York, 2016

An einem Dienstag geboren

[Hg: Indra Wussow]
Wunderhorn, Heidelberg, 2017
[Ü: Susann Urban]

Né Un Mardi

Éditions Métailié, Paris, 2018
[Ü: Céline Schwaller]

Becoming Nigerian: A Guide

Cassava Republic Press, Nigeria, 2019

On Ajayi Crowther Street

Cassava Repulic Press, forthcoming November 2019-08-21

Elnathan John (Nigeria/ Deutschland) (NG/DE)

Elnathan John is a lawyer, novelist and satirist. His short stories have been shortlisted twice for the Caine Prize for African Writing, in 2013 and 2015. His novel, Born on a Tuesday won a Betty Trask Award and was shortlisted for the Nigeria Prize for Literature. It has been translated into German and French and won the 2019 Le Prix Littéraire Les Afriques . His most recent book — a satire collection Be(com)ing Nigerian, A Guide , parts of which have been appeared in Italian, was published by Cassava Republic Press in 2019. On Ajayi Crowther Street, his graphic novel, is his most recent book. He was on the jury of the 2019 Man Booker International Prize. Elnathan lives in Berlin and is a 2019 recipient of the Berlin Senate grant for non-German literature.

Elnathan John (Nigeria/ Deutschland) at CROSSING BORDERS

Panel: Culture, Language Policy and Power - 08.11.2019
Performance: Love & passion in seven languages* - 09.11.2019