Lesley Nneka Arimah joined us as a Writer in Residence in 2016.


Lesley Nneka Arimah is a Nigerian writer living in Minneapolis. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, GRANTA, and other publications. She is a recipient of a Commonwealth Short Story Prize and her work has received support from the Elizabeth George Foundation and other organizations.  What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky, a short story collection, is forthcoming from Riverhead Books in 2017.


Debut author Lesley Nneka Arimah in residence with Aspen Words
The Aspen Times, October 8, 2016

Photos: Author Lesley Nneka Arimah speaks in Aspen 
The Aspen Times, Anna Stonehouse, October 18, 2016