Lesley Nneka Arimah (What it Means When a Man...)



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Lesley Nneka Arimah

Lesley Nneka Arimah was born in the UK and grew up wherever her father was stationed for work, which was sometimes Nigeria, sometimes not. Her work has received grants and awards from Commonwealth Writers, AWP, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the Jerome Foundation and others. She was selected for the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35. Her short story collection What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky was published by Riverhead in April 2017 and won the 2017 Kirkus Prize. She currently lives in Minneapolis.

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What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky


What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky (Riverhead Books/Penguin Random House, 2017)

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