Simon Okotie is a fiction writer and essayist. He is the author of Whatever Happened to Harold Absalon?, In the Absence of Absalon, and After Absalon, an acclaimed trilogy of novels published by Salt. In the Absence of Absalon was longlisted for the 2017 Republic of Consciousness Prize. Simon’s work has appeared in gorse, 3:AM Magazine, and The White Review. “Two Degrees of Freedom,” a short story, is forthcoming from Nightjar Press. Simon has Master’s degrees in Philosophy and Transport Planning, and lives in London. He is at work on a novel and a collection of essays.

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