Award-winning africanfuturist author Nnedi Okorafor is coming to Waynflete!
Event Location: Waynflete School, Franklin Theater, Waynflete Davis Center for the Arts, 360 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04102
For parking Waynflete suggests Emery Street, Vaughan Street, and the school side of Danforth Street. The Arts Center is off of Storer Street, which is not available for parking and will be blocked off from vehicle traffic.
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Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning New York Times Bestselling novelist of science fiction and fantasy for children, young adults and adults. Born in the United States to Nigerian immigrant parents, Nnedi is known for drawing from African cultures to create captivating stories with unforgettable characters and evocative settings. Nnedi has received the World Fantasy, Nebula, Eisner and Lodestar Awards and multiple Hugo Awards, amongst others, for her books. Champions of her work include Neil Gaiman, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, George RR Martin, and Rick Riordan. Literary ancestors Diana Wynne Jones, Ursula K. Le Guin and Nawal El Saadawi also loved her work. Nnedi holds a PhD in Literature, two Master’s Degrees (Journalism and Literature) and lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her daughter Anyaugo. Learn more at nnedi.com. You can also follow her on Twitter (@nnedi) and Instagram (@nnediokorafor).