Francesca Ekwuyasi is a writer, artist, and filmmaker born in Lagos, Nigeria. Her work explores themes of faith, family, queerness, consumption, loneliness, and belonging. Her writing has been published in Winter Tangerine Review, Brittle Paper, the Malahat Review, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, GUTS magazine and more. Her debut novel Butter Honey Pig Bread was a Canada Reads 2021 runner-up, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and was a finalist for a Governor General's Literary Award, the Amazon Canada First Novel Award, and a Lambda Literary Award.