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Aspen Words Writer in Residence: Chigozie Obioma

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Chigozie Obioma is a Nigerian writer from Akure, Nigeria. The Fishermen (Little, Brown, 2015), his debut novel won numerous awards, including the FT/Oppenheimer Awards and an NAACP Image Awards, and was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and the Guardian First Book award. The novel has been translated in 26 languages and is being adapted into a stage play. He lives in Lincoln, Nebraska where he is a professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

DOORS OPEN AT 5PM — Arrive early to purchase drinks or food so as not to disrupt the author talk.

Hooch Craft Cocktail Bar
Location Address: 
301 E. Hopkins Ave, Aspen, CO 81611
Admission Price: 
Free, donations at the door encouraged
Contact Name: 
Caroline Tory
Contact Phone: 
970-925-3122 ext #3
Contact Email: 


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