Uwem Akpan

Uwem Akpan appears in the following:

New Short Stories From a Jesuit Priest

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Uwem Akpan is a Jesuit priest who was born in Nigeria and now teaches in Zimbabwe. His new short story collection is Say You’re One of Them.

Event: Uwem Akpan will be speaking and signing books
Tuesday, June 10 at 7 pm
Housing Works Book Store

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Mind the Gap

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

We look at the complicated link between race and poverty, and what America’s public school systems can do to improve racial equity. Also: Jesuit priest Uwem Akpan on his debut short story collection. Turner Classic Movie host Robert Osborne on Asian-Americans in film. Plus, Debra Winger on how she’s created ...