There were so many great books submitted this year, you won’t want to miss the 2018 Connecticut Book Awards. Okey Ndibe, the 2017 Connecticut Book Award Winner for non-fiction, will be our keynote speaker. Tickets are just $20.00 through September 15, 2018 and $25.00 after that.
When: October 14, 2018
Awards Ceremony: 2:00-3:00 p.m. (Doors open at 1:30 p.m.)
Reception and book signings with Okey Ndibe and Connecticut Book Award finalists and winners: 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Where: Staples High School, 70 North Road, Westport, CT
About the Keynote Speaker
Okey Ndibe first came to the US to act as founding editor of the magazine African Commentary. He’s taught at Brown University, Connecticut College, Simon’s Rock College, Trinity College, and the University of Lagos (as a Fulbright scholar). He is the author of two novels, Arrows of Rain and Foreign Gods, Inc.. His award-winning journalism has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, and The Hartford Courant.
Books will be available for sale at the reception.