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Nicole Dennis-Benn (Moderator)

Nicole Dennis-Benn is the author of HERE COMES THE SUN. Her writing has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize in Fiction. She has received fellowships from Hedgebrook, MacDowell, Lambda, Sewanee Writers Conference, Barbara Deming Memorial Fund for Women Writers, Hurston/Wright, and Kimbilio. Her work has appeared in Elle Magazine, Electric Literature, Red Rock Review, Kweli Literary Journal, Mosaic, Ebony.com, and the Feminist Wire. She’s a graduate of Cornell University and has a MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. She lives in Brooklyn, New York where she teaches writing.

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On Identity and Sexuality

Borough Hall Media Room, 209 Joralemon St
September 18, 2016

Add to Calendar 09-18-2016 17:00:00 09-18-2016 18:00:00 15 On Identity and Sexuality To what extent do discriminatory politics, social and cultural distinctions, and immigration oppress and build individuality? Join Malaysian writer Tash Aw, author of The Face: Strangers on a Pier; Jamaican-born Nicole Dennis-Benn, author of the debut Here Comes the Sun; and Swedish writer Jonas Hassen Khemiri, author of Everything I Don’t Remember, for a conversation about the freedoms and burdens of identity and sexuality and the ways in which they intersect in their work. Moderated by Emily Raboteau. Borough Hall Media Room, 209 Joralemon St, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Brooklyn Book Festival false MM/DD/YYYY

To what extent do discriminatory politics, social and cultural distinctions, and immigration oppress and build individuality? Join Malaysian writer Tash Aw, author of The Face: Strangers on a Pier; Jamaican-born Nicole Dennis-Benn, author of the debut Here Comes the Sun; and Swedish writer Jonas Hassen Khemiri, author of Everything I Don’t Remember, for a conversation about the freedoms and burdens of identity and sexuality and the ways in which they intersect in their work. Moderated by Emily Raboteau.


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