FORA.tv Speaker - Uwem Akpan

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Biography

Uwem Akpan is a native of Nigeria and a Jesuit priest. His New Yorker début story, "An Ex-Mas Feast," ran in 2005 and appeared in his story collection, "Say You're One of Them," which won a Commonwealth Writers' Prize and a PEN/Beyond Margins Award. His story "Baptizing the Gun" ran in the January 4th issue of the magazine.

2 Programs

Uwem Akpan: Say You're One of Them

06.30.11 | 00:58:27 min | 0 comments

Giving Voice: Uwem Akpan, Edwidge Danticat & Dave Eggers

10.01.10 | 01:22:03 min | 0 comments