Young Nigerian author Tomi Adeyemi has been sharing some good news about her debut novel on Twitter.
The 23-year-old is behind the West African-set fantasy novel Children of Blood and Bone, which has received good reviews, Okay Africa reports .
The book has been described as “Avatar: The Last Airbendermeets Black Lives Matter” and there are plans to adapt it into a full-length film, Shadow and Act reports.
Reports say that the deal with Fox 2000 is a seven-figure deal.
Okay Africa reports that Adeyemi is a literary whiz. She’s a creative writing coach based in San Diego, California, and a graduate of Harvard University.
She’s also the recipient of a fellowship to study West African mythology and culture in Salvador, Brazil.