Natasha Omokhodion-Banda is a Zambian author, passionate about the growing literary scene in Africa. Her short stories have been featured in various pan-African publications; including ‘Short Story Day Africa 2018’ for Door of No Return, which has been translated into Portuguese for Brazilian Journal Periferias. Her first book No Be From Hia was selected as a Graywolf Africa Press finalist in 2019. She self-published in Zambia, and after some initial success, the title was acquired by South African publisher, BlackBird Books. In 2020, she participated in the inaugural Afro Lit Sans Frontieres and interviewed Leila Aboulela, Ayobami Adebayo and Tsitsi Dangarembga.