Imbolo Mbue, 41st Annual ODU Literary Festival
Big Blue Room, Ted Constant Convocation Center
Imbolo Mbue is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Behold the Dreamers, which won the Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the Blue Metropolis Words to Change Award, and was an Oprah’s Book Club selection. Named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times and The Washington Post and a Best Book of the Year by close to a dozen publications, the novel has been translated into 10 languages, adapted into an opera, and optioned for a movie. A native of the seaside town of Limbe, Cameroon, and a graduate of Rutgers and Columbia universities, Mbue currently lives in New York City.
Wednesday, October 24, 7 p.m.
Imbolo Mbue was also the featured speaker for the President's Lecture Series. Remica Bingham-Risher, Co-Director of the Festival, welcomed the audience and introduced Tim Seibles, who introduced Imbolo Mbue.
Video Runtime: 01:09:08
File Size: 501 MB
File Type: Quicktime movie
Mbue, Imbolo, "Imbolo Mbue, 41st Annual ODU Literary Festival" (2018). 41st Annual Literary Festival at ODU: October 21-25, 2018. 9.