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Arts and Performance

Raymond Carver Reading Series: Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, the Jane and Daniel Present Lecturer

February 16, 2022 at 5:00pm6:00pm EST

Huntington Beard Crouse Hall (HBC)

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The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences presents the Raymond Carver Reading Series.

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah is the New York Times-bestselling author of Friday Black. Originally from Spring Valley, New York, he graduated from SUNY Albany and went on to receive his MFA from Syracuse University.

His work has appeared or is forthcoming from numerous publications, including The New York Times Book ReviewEsquireLiterary HubThe Paris ReviewGuernica, and Longreads. Selected by Colson Whitehead as one of the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” honorees, he is the winner of the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award and a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Award for Best First Book and the Aspen Words Literary Prize.

All readings are scheduled to be held in HBC Gifford Auditorium in a manner consistent with the campus COVID alert level and associated masking framework. Should the situation change, an update will be posted here.

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This event was first published on February 9, 2022 and last updated on February 10, 2022.

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