Teju Cole

Fiction & Non-Fiction: Free Opening Day
Sat, Sept 17
972, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy

Teju Cole is a writer, photographer, and art historian. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, he got his start at age fifteen through regularly published cartoons in Prime People, Nigeria’s version of Vanity Fair. Cole moved to the United States at age seventeen, where he studied art history. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, Transition, and other journals. He is the author of the novella Every Day is for the Thief. His debut novel Open City was released to critical acclaim by Random House in February. He is at work on a non-fiction narrative of Lagos, Nigeria. He currently lives in Brooklyn.


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