“Welcome Beck” Thursdays, hosted by the English Department and Narrative Journalism, presents author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah in conversation. This weekly online series connects Denisonians and the general public with acclaimed writers and reporters.
The New York Times-bestselling author of Friday Black, Adjei-Brenyah was selected by Colson Whitehead as one of the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” honorees. He is the winner of the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Award for Best First Book and the Aspen Words Literary Prize.
The “Welcome Beck” Thursdays events are part of the Beck Series, the virtual reading series of Denison University, highlighting the best in fiction, poetry, journalism, and scholarship. This event is funded by the Harriet Ewens Beck Endowment, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and a gift by alumna Sue Douthit O’Donnell, ‘67.