UND Writers Conference 101: NoViolet Bulawayo
Sunday, March 12, 2017 2 PM - 3 PM
Community Event, Culture, Fair / Festival
Contact: Crystal Alberts 701.777.2393
Grand Forks Public Library
2110 Library Circle
Grand Forks, ND 58201
The UND Writers Conference is fast approaching and now is your chance to get to know the work of this year's authors!
Join us for a discussion of We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo--this year's selection for Greater Grand Forks Reads--on Sunday, March 12th at 2 pm at the Grand Forks Public Library.
The discussion will be led by Rebecca Weaver-Hightower, Professor of English at UND.
All events are free and open to the public!
About the author:
NoViolet Bulawayo won the 2014 PEN-Hemingway Award, the 2011 Caine Prize for African Writing, and the inaugural Etisalat Prize for Literature in 2014. We Need New Names was a finalist for numerous other awards, including the Man Booker Prize. NoViolet earned her MFA at Cornell University where she was a recipient of the Truman Capote Fellowship. She was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, where she now teaches as a Jones Lecturer in Fiction. NoViolet grew up in Zimbabwe.
You can read more about NoViolet and her work at http://novioletbulawayo.com/.
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