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Meet Author of 'Washington Black' Esi Edugyan

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START DATE 05 February 2020

Oasis Theatre, Block 16

END DATE 05 February 2020

We are thrilled to announce that we will be welcoming author Esi Edugyan to Middlesex University Dubai on 5 February!

Esi will be signing copies and talking about her third novel ‘Washington Black’. 

About the Author

Esi Edugyan has a Masters in Writing from Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars. Her work has appeared in several anthologies, including Best New American Voices 2003, ed. Joyce Carol Oates, and Revival: An Anthology of Black Canadian Writing (2006).

Her debut novel, The Second Life of Samuel Tyne, was published internationally. It was nominated for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, was a More Book Lust selection, and was chosen by the New York Public Library as one of 2004's Books to Remember.

Edugyan has held fellowships in the US, Scotland, Iceland, Germany, Hungary, Finland, Spain and Belgium. She has taught creative writing at both Johns Hopkins University and the University of Victoria, and has sat on many international panels, including the LesART Literary Festival in Esslingen, Germany, the Budapest Book Fair in Hungary, and Barnard College in New York City.

We look forward to welcoming you at the event!

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