Named one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people, Tomi Adeyemi is a Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Nigerian-American writer and storyteller based in New York, NY. After graduating from Harvard University with an honors degree in English literature, she studied West African mythology, religion, and culture in Salvador, Brazil. In 2020, she was named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in Media.

Her first novel, Children of Blood and Bone, debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list, as did its critically acclaimed sequel, Children of Virtue and Vengeance. Children of Anguish and Anarchy, the highly-anticipated final book, will release in June 2024. The trilogy is being developed into a feature film with Paramount Pictures.