Innocent Chizaram Ilo is a writer who lives in Lagos. He was also the youngest-ever writer to be awarded the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. In 2020 he was announced as the regional winner for Africa of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for his short story “When a Woman Renounces Motherhood.” He was also a 2019 Author of Tomorrow and a Gerald Kraak Award finalist. Innocent has works published and forthcoming in Fireside Magazine, Reckoning, Strange Horizons, Cast of Wonders, Overland Magazine, Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores, Brittle Paper, Transcendent 4: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction, SSDA ID Anthology, and elsewhere. He is one to watch. Sources: Grantna, Brittle Paper.