A Creative Writing Master Class with Ben Okri

Celebrated Booker-Prize winning author, Ben Okri (Visiting Professor here in the School of English) offers a writing masterclass uniquely to staff and students of the University.

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Apr 30, 2013
from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM

Where

Attenborough 001

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ADMISSION IS FREE FOR WHAT IS TRULY A ONE-OFF OPPORTUNITY.

Ben Okri is acclaimed as one of the finest living African writers. He is the author of numerous novels including the Booker-winning The Famished Road (1991), In Arcadia (2007), and Incidents at the Shrine (1986), short fiction collections such as Stars of the New Curfew (1988), poetry collections including An African Elegy (1992) and Wild (2012), and essay collections such as A Time For New Dreams (2011). He has won many of the world’s most prestigious literary awards, including the Man Booker Prize, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Aga Khan Prize. He is a Fellow Commoner in Creative Arts at Trinity College Cambridge, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. In 2001 he was awarded an OBE.

For further details, contact: Dr Harry Whitehead (hdw5@le.ac.uk)

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