Tope Folarin - Salt Lake City


Oct 29, 2021, 7:00 pm

Author

Tope Folarin

Book Title

A Particular Kind of Black Man

City

Salt Lake City

Wasatch Front Region

Venue

Lost Eden Gallery
71 S Rio Gallery
Salt Lake City , UT 84101
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Description

Join Tope Folarin for a Storytelling and Craft Workshop focused on issues pertaining to people of color. The workshop will be followed by a reception.

Tope Folarin is a Nigerian-American writer based in Washington, DC. He won the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2013 and was shortlisted once again in 2016. He was also recently named to the Africa39 list of the most promising African writers under 40. He was educated at Morehouse College and the University of Oxford, where he earned two Masters degrees as a Rhodes Scholar. He is the author of A Particular Kind of Black Man.

This program is made possible with support from Utah Humanities, 365 Poetry, and the Lost Eden Gallery at the Gateway.

Genre

Fiction

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