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Akwaeke Emezi

Akwaeke Emezi (they/them) is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Death of Vivek Oji, which was longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize; Pet, a finalist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature; and Freshwater, which was named a New York Times Notable Book and shortlisted for the PEN/Hemingway Award, the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, the Lambda Literary Award, and the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize. Selected as a 5 Under 35 honoree by the National Book Foundation, they are based in liminal spaces.



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Books in Support of Trans People on Transgender Day of Visibility

Penguin Random House Education is pleased to share a curated collection of our titles by and about transgender people to mark the occasion of International Transgender Day of Visibility. By highlighting our trans authors and the lives of trans people, we hope to celebrate their contributions to society and raise awareness about the discrimination that

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