David Nwokedi

David Nwokedi was born in Nigeria in 1965 to a Nigerian father and a British/Irish mother. He grew up in Newhaven and Brighton. A qualified social worker, David lived in London for 10 years and now lives back in Brighton and works in social work management.

His first novel Fitzgerald’s Wood was published in 2005 on Jonathan Cape. He is currently looking to secure a publishing deal for his second novel which explores issues of fatherhood, madness and the English weather and is now working on a third novel that leans on his own Irish ancestry.

Photo: Paul Jackson

  • Location: Brighton