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Virtual Event with Tochukwu Okafor with the Merrill House

August 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Upcoming James Merrill House Fellow:

Tochukwu Okafor is a Nigerian writer whose work has appeared in the 2019 Best Small Fictions, the 2018 Best of the NetThe Guardian, Harvard’s Transition Magazine, Columbia Journal and elsewhere. He is a 2022 Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts (MASS MoCA) Fellow andArtist-in-Residence, a 2021 PEN America Emerging Voices Fellow, a 2021 GrubStreet Emerging Writer Fellow, a 2021 Jack Straw Writing Fellow, a 2021 Gish Jen Fiction Fellow, a 2021 Wellstone Center in the Redwoods (WCR) Writing Fellowa 2021 Sundress Academy for the Arts Writer-in-Residence Fellowa 2021 Bethany Arts Community Artist-in-Residence, a 2021 Frank Conley Memorial Scholar, a 2021 Albertina Tholakele Dube Scholar for Young Writers, a 2021 Longleaf Writers Conference BIPOC Scholar and an alumnus of the 2021 Tin House Workshop. He is also a 2018 Rhodes Scholar finalist, a 2018 Kathy Fish Fellow and winner of the 2017 Short Story Day Africa Prize for Short Fiction.

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August 24
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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