Michael Afenfia was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria but now resides in Saskatoon, Canada. Two of his novels, Don’t Die on Wednesday and Rain Can Never Know made the shortlist for the Association of Nigerian Authors Prize for literature in 2015 and 2022 respectively. A born storyteller, Michael expresses himself through his novels, short stories, and performances. Since arriving Canada, Michael has learnt to cook. It hasn’t happened yet, but he hopes to one day find the confidence to share his recipes with the world.