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Poetry Off the Shelf: Ben Okri

Join us for a special US appearance by acclaimed Nigerian-born British novelist and poet, Ben Okri. This event is free and will be offered in-person and via livestream.

Ben Okri is a playwright, poet, novelist, essayist, short-story writer, anthologist, and aphorist who has also written film scripts. His works have won numerous national and international prizes, including the Booker Prize for Fiction. His books include the eco-fable Every Leaf a Hallelujah, the genre-bending climate fiction Tiger Work, the poetry collection A Fire in My Head, and the novels Astonishing the Gods, The Last Gift of the Master Artists, and Dangerous Love

Okri's reading will be followed by a Q&A session moderated by Bhion Achimba. Women and Children First Bookstore will be selling copies of Okri's books. 

This is a hybrid event, which will be offered in-person and via livestream.

Poetry Off the Shelf: Ben Okri

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 11:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Thursday 11:00AM – 7:00PM
  • Friday 11:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Saturday 10:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Sunday Closed

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