Deji Olukotun

Author and Digital Rights Attorney

Deji Bryce Olukotun is an author and a digital rights attorney.

His novel Nigerians in Space, a thriller about brain drain from Africa, was published by Unnamed Press in 2014.

His work has been featured in Vice, Slate, GigaOm, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Atlantic, Guernica, The Millions, World Literature Today, ESPN, Chimurenga, and other publications.

Deji is an attorney with a background in human rights and technology. He has traveled to over 25 countries and offers deep work experience in South Africa, Myanmar, and Haiti. He currently works at the digital rights organization Access, where he drives campaigns on net neutrality and surveillance. Before that, he fought for free expression and the defense of writers around the world at PEN American Center with support from the Ford Foundation..

For his portfolio website (featuring his fiction) visit