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Chinelo Okparanta, Nigerian Caine Prize shortlistee, just returned from her visit to Uzbekistan. The visit was sponsored by the U.S. State Department Writer Envoy Program and the International Writing Program at Iowa.

It was a 9-day visit during which Chinelo, alongside three other American writers, held reading engagements, visited literary institutions, and met up with Uzbek writers, poets, students, journalists, educators and other members of the literary community.

Check out the photos.

 

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