Femi Kayode



Femi Kayode works in advertising and has written for stage and screen. While studying for an MA in Creative Writing – Crime Fiction at the University of East Anglia, he wrote his first novel, Lightseekers (Bloomsbury 2021), which won the Little, Brown/UEA Award for Crime Fiction in 2018. Lightseekers was selected as a Best Crime Novel of the Month by The Times, Sunday Times, Independent, Guardian, Observer, Financial Times and Irish Times, was longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger and Strand Awards and was a Waterstones Thriller of the Month. His second novel is Gaslight (Bloomsbury 2023). Femi lives in Windhoek, Namibia. 


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