Lesley Nneka Arimah
Awkward before it was cool. Nigerian…ish.”
Lesley Nneka Arimah was born in the UK and grew up wherever her father was stationed for work, which was sometimes Nigeria, sometimes not.
Her work has received grants and awards from Commonwealth Writers, AWP, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the Jerome Foundation and others. She currently lives in Minneapolis.
Learn more at Lesley Nneka Arimah’s official website