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Chuma Nwokolo is currently in the US for a month-long series of book events organized around his new novel The Extinction of Menai. The book was published about a month ago by Ohio University Press’s Modern African Writers imprint and received a Publisher’s Weekly starred review. [Read here if you missed it.]

Look through the list of dates below to see if he is coming to your city or somewhere close by.

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Thursday, April 5, 11:45am–6:00pm: At Wesleyan University for Africonnect 2018

Friday, April 6, 5:00pm–6:00pm: At Yale Africa Salon, Yale University Bookstore, New Haven, Connecticut.

Tuesday, April 10, 7:00pm: Columns Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana: reading with Safia Elhillo and Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire as part of Loyola University/The New Orleans Review’s African Literary Hustle

Saturday, April 14, 4:00pm–4:30pm: signing at Wexner Center Bookstore, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio

Monday, Apr 16, 5:30pm–6:30pm: In conversation with Ghirmai Negash, Authors@Alden series, Alden Library, Athens, Ohio

Tuesday, April 24, 12:15pm-1:30pm: Chuma Nwokolo at Queens College, NYC, for the Literature and Human Rights Lecture Series (location details forthcoming)

 

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