Helen Oyeyemi is a novelist and short story writer.

The author of novels including White is for Witching, which won a 2010 Somerset Maugham Award, and Mr Fox, which won a 2012 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours won the PEN Open Book Award in 2016.

She was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2013, and was named one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists the same year. Born in Nigeria and raised in London, she now lives in Prague.