Dialogue Books to publish Okechukwu Nzelu’s 2nd novel

Dialogue Books has said it will publish award-winning writer Okechukwu Nzelu’s second novel “Here Again Now”.

The publisher acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, from Cara Lee Simpson at Jonathan Clowes for publication as Dialogue’s lead fiction title in March 2022.

Excited about the news, Nzelu got on his Twitter handle to make the announcement Thursday.


Nzelu is a writer and teacher. In 2015 he was the recipient of a New Writing North Award. In 2020 his debut novel, The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney, won a Betty Trask Award and was shortlisted for the Betty Trask Prize, the Desmond Elliott Prize, and the Polari First Book Prize. He lives in Manchester and is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Lancaster University.

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