Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah was born in Spring Valley, in upstate New York, from Ghanaian immigrants. He was a pupil of George Saunders at the Syracuse University, where he himself now teaches creative writing. His debut Friday Black, a collection of thirteen short stories, was published in Italy by Big Sur (2019), translated by Martina Testa. In the USA, it was critically acclaimed and it was praised by the biggest names of the American literary scene. It has been compared to contemporary classics, such as Kurt Vonnegut and Ralph Ellison. In 2018, it was chosen by Colson Whitehead as one of the «5 Under 35», a prize through which the National Book Foundation recognizes 5 young debut American writers under 35. Picture ©Limitless Imprint Entertainment

Event on 6th July, Giardino Comunale h11.00, FRONTE DEL PALCO