East Campus, Lincoln Mall, 7:30 p.m. Author reading and Q & A with students, followed by a book signing and reception. Celebrated author Lesley Nneka Arimah will introduce her dazzling debut collection of short stories What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky. An earlier presentation is scheduled for 1:30pm in the Nest on West 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.