Nadia Owusu, author of Aftershocks, is a Brooklyn-based writer and urban planner. She is the recipient of a 2019 Whiting Award. Her lyric essay, “So Devilish a Fire,” won The Atlas Review chapbook contest and her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post’s The Lily, Literary Review, and Electric Literature.

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Finding Home: Memoirs

Authors Louis Chude-Sokei (Floating in a Most Peculiar Way) and Nadia Owusu (Aftershocks) discuss their memoirs, extraordinary stories that trace the authors’ lives through entangled relationships with loved ones across …

March 19, 2021 | 7PM – 7:45PM

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