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NoViolet Bulawayo to Participate in 38th Annual Writers Week at University of California, Riverside

We Need New NamesThe 38th annual Writers Week hosted by the University of California, Riverside is set to take place from 2 – 5 February and promises to end on a high note with award-winning Zimbabwean author, NoViolet Bulawayo.

The author of We Need New Names joins international wirters like Geoff Dyer, Alan Soldofsky, MariNaomi, Ching-In Chen, Claudia Rankine, Tod Goldberg, Jane Smiley and Mona Simpson on the programme.

Bulawayo is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. Her novel has received significant attention since it was published and was included on the shortlist of many respected awards and won a host of literary prizes, including the inaugural Etisalat Prize for Literature. She will be the guest of honour at a Los Angeles Review of Books Dinner the day after her lecture at Writers Week.

Admission to all UCR discussions are free. If you’re in the area, don’t miss this!

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