The Chinua Achebe Legacy Series Presents - Nicole Dennis-Benn Author of "Here Comes the Sun"
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The Chinua Achebe Legacy Series Presents - Nicole Dennis-Benn Author of "Here Comes the Sun"

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160 Convent Avenue

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Nicole Dennis-Benn is the author of the critically acclaimed debut novel, HERE COMES THE SUN, a New York Times Editors' Choice; and an Amazon and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year.Dennis-Benn has an MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College and has been awarded fellowships from MacDowell Colony, Hedgebrook, Lambda, Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Hurston/Wright, and Sewanee Writers' Conference. Her writing has been awarded a Richard and Julie Logsdon Fiction Prize; and two of her stories have been nominated for the prestigious Pushcart Prize in Fiction. Dennis-Benn was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. She has now been inducted in the cannon of speakers for the Chinua Achebe Legacy Series, her lecture will be accompanied in conversation with Black Studies Director and Associate Professor of English, Cheryl Sterling, PhD.

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