PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET). Panel discussion: “The Art of the Short Story” featuring Carribean Fragoza, Ben Okri, Deesha Philyaw, and Shruti Swamy, moderated by Dorany Pineda. This event is free to attend but registration is required; please click here to register via Eventbrite.
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 […]
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).
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).
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 […]
BOUNDLESS: AFRICA “A voice in the Wind,” Written and performed by Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri (The Freedom Artist) with a guest musician. Tickets $15.00, visit kennedy-center.org to purchase tickets or for more details.