83.7 F
Charlotte Amalie
Saturday, June 22, 2024
HomeNewsArchivesNnedi Okorafor to Speak at Kingshill School Graduation, Undercover Books

Nnedi Okorafor to Speak at Kingshill School Graduation, Undercover Books

Undercover Books & Gifts is located at 5030 Anchor Way, Gallows Bay. Call 719-1567 for information or visit: www.undercoverbooksvi.com. Undercover Books will hold a book signing with 2011 World Fantasy Author of the Year Dr. Nnedi Okorafor from 5-6:30 p.m. on May 31.
She will also be the keynote speaker for the 2012 Kingshill School graduation to which the public is invited; seating is limited. RSVP is required: email: Stephanie at: viautismnetwork@gmail.com. The graduation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, June 1, at UVI’s Great Hall on the St. Croix campus. The public is invited; seating is limited.
Nnedi Okorafor is a novelist of Nigerian descent known for weaving African culture into creative evocative settings and memorable characters. Her novels include “Who Fears Death” (winner of the 2011 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel), “Akata Witch Witch” (a 2011 Amazon.com Best Book of the Year), “Zahrah the Windseeker” (winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature), and “The Shadow Speaker” (winner of the CBS Parallax Award). Okorafor holds a Ph.D. in literature and is a professor of creative writing at Chicago State University. Her Web site is nnedi.com

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.

UPCOMING EVENTS