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      HOUSE OF STONE: READING & CONVERSATION WITH NOVUYO ROSA TSHUMA in Poughkeepsie


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      November 14, 2019

      Thursday   5:30 PM

      124 Raymond Ave
      Poughkeepsie, New York 12604-0002

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      HOUSE OF STONE: READING & CONVERSATION WITH NOVUYO ROSA TSHUMA

      Library Class of '51 Reading Room

      HOUSE OF STONE: READING & CONVERSATION WITH NOVUYO ROSA TSHUMA
      November 14th
      5:30pm
      Library - Class of 1951 Reading Room

      Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, the author of the novel 'House of Stone,' will read excerpts from her work on Thursday November 14, at 5:30pm in The Class of 1951 Reading Room, Vassar Library. This event is free and open to the public.

      'House of Stone' is the winner of the 2019 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award for Fiction with a Sense of Place and the 2019 Bulawayo Arts Award for Outstanding Fiction. The works has also been shortlisted for the 2019 Orwell Prize for Political Fiction and the 2019 Dylan Thomas Prize, and was long-listed for the 2019 Rathbones Folio Prize.

      Novuyo Tshuma’s writing has been featured in numerous anthologies, most recently McSweeneys, 'Ploughshares' and 'The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives' edited by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Her collection, 'Shadows,' was published by Kwela in South Africa to critical acclaim and won the 2014 Herman Charles Bosman Prize. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she is a native of Zimbabwe and has lived in South Africa and the USA. She serves on the Editorial Advisory Board and is an editor at The Bare Life Review, a journal of refugee and immigrant literature based in California.

      This event is sponsored by the Africana Studies Program and the Political Science Department.

      Contact
      Beth Mccormick

      bemccormick@vassar.edu
      (845) 437-5560

      Department
      Political Science Department

      Categories: University & Alumni

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