About the Series
About The Event
Art + Life is an intimate conversation series of poets and writers organized by Columbia’s Undergraduate Creative Writing Program for majors and aficionados. This event will feature author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah in conversation with Adjunct Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Creative Writing Advisor in Fiction, Molly McGhee.
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah is the New York Times-bestselling author of Friday Black and Chain-Gang All-Stars. His work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Esquire, The Paris Review, and elsewhere. He was a National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” honoree, the winner of the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award and the Saroyan Prize, a finalist for the National Book Awards, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circles’ John Leonard Award for Best First Book, along with many other honors. Raised in Spring Valley, New York, he now lives in the Bronx.
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Image: Author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah / photo by Alex M. Phillip