Anietie Isong started his career as a journalist with Radio Nigeria, in Lagos. His short stories have been published in journals and broadcast on the BBC and Radio Nigeria and he has won several writing prizes including the Commonwealth Short Story Award and the inaugural Olaudah Equiano Prize for Fiction. In 2009, his short story Devotion was selected as one of the exciting new stories from the next generation of English short story writers and published in the anthology Roads Ahead, edited by Catherine O’Flynn.
Anietie studied at the University of Ibadan and is currently completing a PhD in Media/ Creative Writing at De Montfort University, Leicester. Radio Sunrise is his first novel.