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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Good Thunder: Thursday March 19

On Thursday, March 19, writer Chris Abani will answer questions about writing, present a craft talk and give a reading. All events are free and open to the public

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 On Thursday, March 19, writer Chris Abani will answer questions about writing, present a craft talk and give a reading.  All events are free and open to the public.

WHAT                                   WHEN                            WHERE

Informal Q&A                     10–11 a.m.                     CSU Room 202

Craft Talk                             3–3:50 p.m.                   CSU Ostrander Auditorium

Reading/book signing       7:30–8:30 p.m.             CSU Room 245

Chris Abani’s books of fiction include The Secret History of Las Vegas, Song For Night, The Virgin of Flames, Becoming Abigail, Graceland, and Masters of the Board. His poetry collections are Sanctificum, There Are No Names for Red, Feed Me The Sun: Collected Long Poems, Hands Washing Water, Dog Woman, Daphne’s Lot, and Kalakuta Republic. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the PEN/Hemingway Award, the PEN Beyond the Margins Award, the Hurston Wright Award, and a Lannan Literary Fellowship, among many honors. His work has been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, German, Swedish, Romanian, Hebrew, Macedonian, Ukrainian, Portuguese, Dutch, Bosnian, and Serbian.‚Äč

An interview with Abani will air on KMSU 89.7 FM, on Thursday, March 19 at 1 p.m., and on Friday, March 20, at 11 a.m.

 

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