Power and Language with Lesley Nneka Arimah
The Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice presents "Power and Language" with Lesley Nneka Arimah, winner of the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing.
Lesley Nneka Arimah is the author of “Skinned,” which won the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing; What It Means When A Man Falls From the Sky (2017), her debut short story collection; and “Light,” winner of the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Africa. What It Means When A Man Falls From the Sky was chosen for the New York Times/PBS book club and won both the 2017 New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award and the 2017 Kirkus Prize. Arimah holds a BA in English from Florida State University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University. Currently, Arimah is a 2019 United States Artist Fellow in Writing living in Las Vegas.
Tuesday, February 18 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Copley Hall, Copley Formal Lounge
37th and O St., N.W., Washington