Nnedi Okorafor @ Book Week, UMN

Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning author of Africa-based science fiction and fantasy. Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant parents, she is known for weaving African culture into evocative settings, memorable characters, and wonder-filled plots. Nnedi’s books for the young audience include, among others, the Binti series, Akata Witch, The Shadow Speaker and Akata Warrior. She’s currently the author of the Black Panther comics in Marvel’s latest series Wakanda Forever. Nnedi’s World Fantasy Award winning novel Who Fears Death is currently adapted by HBO into a TV series produced by Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin. She will be at the McNamara Alumni Center on October 25, 2018 starting at 5:30 pm to do a book signing, lecture, and Q&A session. This event is free. Learn about the event and RSVP here!