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Uwem Akpan, Fiction Reading – November 10, 7 PM in Buttrick 101

Posted by on Friday, November 4, 2022 in event.

♦November 10, 7 PM in Buttrick 101: Uwem Akpan, fiction

Uwen Akpan is the author of the novel New York, My Village. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, O, The Oprah Magazine, Hekima Review, and The Nigerian Guardian. His first book, Say You’re One of Them, an Oprah Book Club selection, received the Commonwealth Prize (Africa Region), the Open Book Prize, and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Uwem has been a Fellow at the Black Mountain Institute, Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan, Yaddo Foundation, the Cullman Center, and the Hang Center for Catholic Intellectual Heritage. Uwem teaches in the MFA program at the University of Florida.