Stephanie Chizoba Odili is a Nigerian writer born on the 28th of December, 1996 in England. She obtained her first degree in Mass Communication, majoring in broadcast journalism at Covenant University and a PGCE (Post Graduate in Education) from the University of Essex Online.
She is the author of three books: ‘Deafening Silence’ her debut novel which won the 2019 1st runner up of the Association of Nigerian Authors Prize For Fiction; ‘22’, a collection of poems and short stories; and ‘The Lean Wedding: How To Get Married With As Low As N100,000’ a non-fiction finance book for young, starting, fiancees. Her debut children’s story “Tea Time With Tito” won second place at the 2021 Wakini Kuria Award for Children’s Literature.
Stephanie’s non-fiction work has appeared in numerous publications such as: Opera News, The Consent Workshop, Business Insider SSA, Zikoko, Genevieve Magazine, Eat Drink Lagos, Top Medium Publications, and many more. She is also a member of the Association of Nigerian Authors, Nigerian Union of Journalists, the African Literary Association, and Hostwriter.
When not writing or teaching, she’s watching horror movies, crime documentaries, or karaoke singing with her besties.