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Breakout Fiction Writer: Wayétu Moore

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Wayétu Moore is the author of She Would Be King, an ambitious and beautiful novel reframing the creation of Liberia through magical realism. Moore's work appears in The Paris Review, Frieze Magazine, Guernica, and The Atlantic Magazine. A graduate of Howard University and USC, she is currently a Margaret Mead Fellow at Columbia University Teachers College. She is also the founder of One More Book, a publishing house and bookstore encouraging reading among children of countries with low literacy rates and underrepresented cultures. 

The event is part of the Emerging Writers Series, in partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno, supported by Nevada Humanities, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and MGM.

This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required.

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