Lesley Nneka Arimah, author of What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky, was born in the UK and grew up in Nigeria and wherever else her father was stationed for work. A National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" honoree, her work has been a finalist for a National Magazine Award and the Caine Prize, and a winner of the Kirkus Prize, the African Commonwealth Short Story Prize, the GLCA New Writers Award for Fiction, and an O. Henry Award, among other honors. She lives in Minneapolis.
This event is free and open to the public and sponsored by the English Department and the Stockwell-Mudd Library. A book signing will follow. For more information, please contact the English Department at 517/629-0232.