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WLP Reading Series: Aminatta Forna

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

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Join us for a Q&A with Aminatta Forna at 6:00 pm ET on Zoom. Moderated by Professor Steve Yarbrough. After a short break, a reading will follow at 8:00 pm ET.

Aminatta Forna is the award-winning author of four novels – Happiness, The Hired Man, The Memory of Love and Ancestor Stones – and the critically acclaimed memoir, The Devil that Danced on the WaterHer most recent, The Window Seat, is a stunning new collection of essays crossing both literal and philosophical, our relationship with the natural world, and the stories that we tell ourselves.
Her fiction has won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best Book Award and the PEN Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and has been short-listed for the Neustadt Prize, the Orange Prize for Fiction, the IMPAC Award, the Warwick Prize, and nominated for the European Prize for Fiction. Her memoir was serialized on BBC Radio and in The Sunday Times. Forna is currently a Lannan Visiting Chair at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
Registration is required by the end of the day on Wednesday, November 3. Register on Eventbrite.
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November 4
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing