Tomi Adeyemi is a Nigerian-American author and creative coach. She is known for her West-African and Black Lives Matter inspired YA novel ‘Children of Blood and Bone.’
Tomi Adeyemi graduated from Harvard University with an honors degree in English Literature, then studied West African mythology on a fellowship.
Fox 2000 has purchased the film adaptation rights to the book. Reportedly the deals for the publishing and film rights were approximately seven figures: which would make it one of the biggest deals for a Young Adult novel.