Writer, Visual Artist


Eloghosa Osunde is a Nigerian writer and multidisciplinary maker. An alumna of the Lambda Literary Workshop (2019), New York Film Academy (2017) and the Caine Prize Workshop (2018), Eloghosa’s writing has appeared in multiple publications including Paris Review (where she writes a column), Granta, Gulf Coast, Georgia Review, Guernica, Lithub, Catapult, Berlin Quarterly and her visual art in Vogue, The New York Times and Paper Magazine. Winner of the 2021 Plimpton Prize and a 2022 ASME award for fiction, they are the author of VAGABONDS! — a New York Times’ Critics Choice, finalist for the Waterstones Debut Fiction Prize, and Barnes and Noble Discover Pick. VAGABONDS! was longlisted for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, received three starred trade reviews from Kirkus, Booklist and Publisher’s Weekly, other glowing reviews from publications including Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, TLS, Guardian, Star Tribune, Autostraddle; was named a Most Anticipated Book of The Year by Entertainment Weekly, Teen Vogue, NYT, NY Mag, i-D/Vice, Harpers Bazaar, British Vogue, Vulture, An Other Magazine, Lithub, The Millions, Ms Magazine, Brittle Paper, Open Country amongst others, and repeatedly hailed a Best Book Of The Year by publications including the New Yorker, New York Times, Goodreads, Chicago Review of Books and American Library Association.

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