Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson

Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson is the Sunday Times’ bestselling author of The Order of Legends trilogy.

The inaugural winner of Future Worlds Prize Award in 2020, her debut novel, The Principle of Moments, was published in January 2024, by Gollancz.

She holds a BA in English Literature and Classical Studies from the University of Exeter, where she enjoyed writing essays on Disney villains and reading Greek lyric poetry on the same day. As an author of Nigerian, Jamaican, and British-Australian heritage, her work primarily focuses on people who live at the intersection of identities, whether that’s here on Earth, or in far away galaxies of her own creation. She is also the author of The Church on Ruby Road, a Doctor Who novelisation.

Represented by Catherine Cho