A Particular Kind of Black Man with Tope Folarin

Sep 28, 2022, 7:00 pm

Join Weber Book Links for a reading and Q&A with one of Utah's foremost Black literary figures: Tope Folarin.

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.

- ASL interpretation by 5-star interpretation.
- Livestream at @utahbookfest on Instagram.
- On site sensory kit available. Ask for Willy Palomo
- Masks recommended
- Request any additional questions or accommodations here: https://forms.gle/uV8MABJVvh9bE42F8

This event is made possible with support from Utah Humanities, Weber County Library, and Weber Book Links

Weber County Library, Main Branch

2464 Jefferson Ave
Ogden , UT 84401-2404
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Event Contact:

Joshua Clemens