God’s Children Are Little Broken Things

Tallahassee, FL Wednesday, June 22, 2022

On Wednesday, June 22, join Arinze Ifeakandu for a reading and conversation in person at Midtown Reader, in partnership with Florida State University, to celebrate the launch of his debut story collection, God's Children Are Little Broken Things, from A Public Space Books. Moderated by Gbenga Adesina, author of Painter of Water.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022
7:00 p.m. ET
This event will be held in-person at Midtown Reader, 1123 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303

Arinze Ifeakandu was born in Kano, Nigeria, in 1995. An AKO Caine Prize for African Writing finalist and A Public Space Writing Fellow, he is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His work has appeared in A Public SpaceGuernica, the Kenyon ReviewOne Story, and Redemption Song and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2018God’s Children Are Little Broken Things (A Public Space) is his first book. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida.

Gbenga Adesina, Nigerian poet and essayist, is the author of Painter of Water, selected by Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani for the New Generation African Poets series. His work centers intimacy as a form of inquiry, and the sea as archive and brutal border around which orbits the questions of empire, migration, and exile. He was a Goldwater Fellow at NYU, where he received his MFA. He was the 2020 Olive B. O'Connor Fellow at Colgate University. His work has been published in Prairie Schooner, Harvard Review, Academy of American Poets’ Poem-A-Day, and the New York Times. He was the winner of the 2020 Narrative Prize. 
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1123 Thomasville Rd
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