TOLA ROTIMI ABRAHAM

February 5, 2020 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights

Writers' Workshop Graduate Tola Rotimi Abraham will read from her “fresh and fierce debut,” Black Sunday. “...Tola Rotimi Abraham proves that it's an act of indelible resistance every time a young woman tells her story. Through the eyes of a family at its brink, Abraham reveals the truth about violence, tenderness, and the disquiet in between. Black Sunday is a surprising switchblade of a novel." --Amy Jo Burns

Tola Rotimi Abraham is from Lagos, Nigeria. She lives in Iowa City and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in journalism. A 2017 graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, she has taught writing at the University of Iowa, and her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Catapult, The Des Moines Register, and The Nigerian Literary Magazine.