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Lesley Nneka Arimah

Lesley Nneka Arimah was born in the UK and grew up in Nigeria and the United States. Her work has received grants and awards from Commonwealth Writers, the Elizabeth George Foundation, The MacDowell Colony, Breadloaf, and others. She was selected for the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 and is the recipient of an O. Henry Award. Her short story collection What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky was published by Riverhead in April 2017 and won the 2017 Kirkus Prize. She currently lives in Minneapolis.

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Saturday, October 13
 

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