Chinelo Okparanta

Chinelo Okparanta

Biography

Chinelo Okparanta is the author of the short-story collection Happiness, Like Water and the novel Under the Udala Trees. Her honors include an O. Henry Prize, two Lambda Literary Awards, and finalist selections for the Young Lions, the Caine Prize, and the Rolex Mentors and Protégé Arts Initiative. She currently lives in Pennsylvania and teaches at Bucknell University.

Photo Credit: Kelechi Okere

Buy Okparanta’s latest book, Under the Udala Trees

Events with Chinelo Okparanta

Conversation Viet Thanh Nguyen and Chinelo Okparanta

04 May 2017
7:00 pm
Center for Fiction, 17 E 47th St, New York, NY. B, D, F or M to 47th/50th Streets/Rockefeller Center. Or take the 4, 5, 6 or 7 to Grand Central 42nd Street or the E to Fifth Ave./53rd Street