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May 11, 8:00 pm

Reading: Chinelo Okparanta

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Born and raised in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, Chinelo Okparantareceived her BS from Pennsylvania State University, her MA from Rutgers University, and her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. A Colgate University Olive B. O’Connor Fellow in Fiction as well as a recipient of the University of Iowa’s Provost’s Postgraduate Fellowship in Fiction, Okparanta was nominated for a US Artists Fellowship in 2012.  (more…)