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March 19th, 2016
Uzodimma Iweala

Uzodimma Iweala

Uzodimma Iweala, Author and Physician

Uzodinma Iweala is the acclaimed Author of Beasts of No Nation, which received the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the Academy of Arts and Letters, the New York Public Library Young Lions 2006 Fiction Award and the 2006 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize.

While at Harvard, Iweala earned the Hoopes Prize and Dorothy Hicks Lee Prize for Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis, Eager Prize for Best Undergraduate Short Story and the Horman Prize for Excellence in Creative Writing.

He graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2011 and is currently a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

In 2006, he won the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award.

In 2007, Iweala was selected as one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists.

Iweala is also the author of Our Kind of People.

A graduate of Harvard University and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, he lives in New York City and Lagos, Nigeria.

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