Alexis Okeowo won the PEN Open Book Award for her book, A Moonless, Starless Sky. The award is given to a book-length work of any genre to an author of color.
The full list of winners can be found here.
Alexis Okeowo was a Class of 2016 & 2017 New America Fellow. She is the author of A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa and a staff writer for the New Yorker.