author of A Bit of Difference
9:00 AM on Friday, October 23
Sefi Atta is a Nigerian writer who lives in Meridian, Mississippi. She will read from her third novel, A Bit of Difference, which tells of a Nigerian woman living in London who returns to Nigeria for work and to attempt to reconnect with her family. Previous books include the novels Everything Good Will Come and Swallow, as well as the story collection News From Home. In addition to fiction, Atta has written five plays and four radio plays that have been produced in Nigeria, England, and Germany.