Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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VIRTUAL EVENT: Ben Okri – Yale Quantum Institute

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET). YQI/Franke Nontechnical Talk: Ben Okri reads from and discusses “Alternative Realities Are True” from his new collection, Prayer for the Living, as part of the Yale Quantum Institute’s speaker series. This free event will be hosted via Zoom. Registration is required; please visit […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Ben Okri, Greenlight Bookstore

Ben Okri appears in conversation with Porochista Khakpour (The Brown Album: Essays on Exile and Identity) to discuss his new book Prayer for the Living. This event will be hosted via Zoom; please visit Greenlight Bookstore for more information or to register. PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).

VIRTUAL EVENT: Ben Okri – Miami Book Fair

Ben Okri discusses The Freedom Artist and his forthcoming story collection Prayer for the Living with Andy Tepper as part of the virtual Miami Book Fair; full details TBA. PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).

Ben Okri — The REACH at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC

BOUNDLESS: At Home, From home. Conceived around the concept of a dinner party, the audience will enjoy a meal seated alongside local writers as well as writers from the diaspora. This event will include a three-course meal with participatory musical performances and interventions throughout the evening. Featuring guest writers Gbenga Adesina, Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, Lesley […]