Author of The Icarus Girl, written while she was still at school.
Helen Oyeyemi biography and information
Born in Nigeria, Helen Oyeyemi moved to London when she was four. She wrote her first novel, The Icarus Girl, while still at school studying for her A levels.
Oyeyemi read Social and Political Sciences at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. At Cambridge, two of her plays, Juniper's Whiteningand Victimese, were performed by the student drama community to critical acclaim and subsequently published by Methuen.