Shortlisted for MHC’s Readers Retreat 2023. Set in a post-apocalyptic Africa, “Who Fears Death is an epic about the girl who tried to be normal—but couldn’t… Apart from the themes of racial and gender oppression, there are many questions raised in Who Fears Death, among them issues about religion, creation, abortion, children of rape, and even the place of interracial children in a culture. Where does a person like Onyesonwu fit?” — New York Journal of Books