Monday, October 12, 2020, 01:10pm - 02:30pm
Please join us Mon. Oct 12 at 1:10 PM for the next installment of RU's Inside the Writers House, when Writers House instructor Alex Dawson talks with debut author PEACE ADZO MEDIE about her hotly anticipated novel, HIS ONLY WIFE, a New York Times Editor's Choice which has been called a "mesmerizing debut" (The New York Times), "a fierce and funny... tale of feminism" (People), "masterful, seamless... vivid and dazzling" (Buzzfeed), "a Cinderella story set in Ghana... A Crazy Rich Asians for West Africa" (Kirkus, starred) "winning... memorable" (Shelf Awareness, starred), "engaging" (The New Yorker), "sparkling" (Ms. Magazine), a "stirring tale" (Publishers Weekly), "an emotional rollercoaster" (Booklist), "witty and dynamic" (Popsugar), and "a gem of a debut" (Wayétu Moore, The Dragons, the Giant, the Women).
Medie is a Ghanaian writer and senior lecturer in gender and international politics at the University of Bristol in England. Prior to that she was a research fellow at the University of Ghana. Her book Global Norms and Local Action: The Campaigns to End Violence Against Women in Africa was published by Oxford University Press in 2020. She is an award-winning scholar and has been awarded several fellowships. She holds a PhD in public and international affairs from the University of Pittsburgh and a BA in geography from the University of Ghana. She was born in Liberia.
ON DECK: 11:30 AM, Tues. Oct 13 - ALAYA DAWN JOHNSON (Trouble the Saints). For more the complete schedule (20 authors!), click HERE.