West Nest, 1:30 p.m. Author reading and Q & A with students, followed by a coffee and book signing. Celebrated author Lesley Nneka Arimah will introduce her dazzling debut collection of short stories What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky. Another presentation is scheduled for 7:30pm in Lincoln Mall on East Campus.
Lesley Nneka Arimah was born in the UK and grew up in Nigeria and wherever else her father was stationed for work. She has been a finalist for a National Magazine Award and the Caine Prize, and a winner of the African Commonwealth Short Story Prize and an O. Henry Award, among other honors. She lives in Minneapolis.