Chinelo Okparanta

Chinelo Okparanta was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria and moved with her family to the US at the age of ten. She received her BSc from Pennsylvania State University, her MA from Rutgers University and her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her stories have been featured in the New Yorker and Granta. In 2013 she was shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Writing and her first collection of stories, Happiness, Like Water (Granta, 2013), was a finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award and shortlisted for the Etisalat Prize for Literature. Under the Udala Trees is her first novel.


(Photo © Kelechi Okere)


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Place n°203

Programme de l'auteur


11h00-12h30 Dédicaces 
15h30-17h30 Dédicaces 
18h00-19h00  Nigerian voices


10h00-12h00 Dédicaces 
13h30-14h45  Writing War, Hope and Love
15h00-17h00 Dédicaces 
18h00-20h00 Dédicaces 


11h00-12h15  Homosexualité en Afrique
12h30-13h30 Dédicaces 
13h30-14h30  «Caractères», Espace 2
14h30-16h00 Dédicaces