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KSL Hosts Author Leonora Miano for Area High School Students
Kelvin Smith Library has partnered with the Ethnic Studies program to present a special discussion & book signing event on Nov. 6 with prize-winning novelist and Franco-Cameroonian author Léonora Miano.
As part of Kelvin Smith Library's Community Outreach service, the event is planned specifically for area high school students. Leonora Mianao will discuss her book AFropean Soul at 2:45 pm in the 2nd floor O'Neill Reading Room. All the students will receive a copy of the book and Miano will sign their books following the discussion. Students also will be able to talk with her at a reception in the Mather Reading Room.
Leonora Miano is the author of three novels: L'intérieur de la nuit (The Dark Heart of the Night); Contours du jour qui vient; and Tels des astres éteints. She has won the Louis Guilloux Prize 2006; the Montalembert Prize 2006; the René Fallet Prize 2006; the Bernard Palissy Prize 2006; and the Prix Goncourt des lycéens 2006.
KSL also has her work Contours du jour qui vient: roman, "Contours of the Day to Come," contemporary short stories of Cameroon fiction.
Posted by Karen Oye on November 3, 2009 01:13 PM