May 28 – Reading & discussion, on A Stranger’s Pose, Interkontinental Bookshop, Berlin. 6–8pm.
May 24 – Launch of A Stranger’s Pose, at Membrane: African Literature and Ideas, Stuttgart. 11pm, Literaturehaus, Stuttgart.
April 25 – A conversation with Anna Badkhen at the Penn Book Center, Philadelphia. 6:30pm.
April 19 – “A Place is Illumined in and by Absence.” In conversation with Kọlá Túbọ̀sún. Brittle Paper.
April 10 – Reading & Talk at Middlebury College, Vermont. 7pm.
March 28 – “Being a Writer.” In conversation with Wana Udobang. The Sole Adventurer.
March 27 – A Stranger’s Pose longlisted for the Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje Prize, 2019.
March 27 – A review of A Stranger’s Pose in Vertigo.
Feb. 31 – An essay on Okwui Okpokwasili in A Sum of Encounters.
Feb. 26 – “The ways movement can and cannot heal.” An interview with Caitlin L. Chandler, in Africa is a Country.
Feb. 24 – A review of A Stranger’s Pose by Sabo Kpade, in Guardian Nigeria.
Feb 22 – “Intimate Strangers,” a collaboration with vocalist and composer Sara Serpa (with Sofía Rei, Aubrey Johnson, Leo Genovese, and Qasim Naqvi), inspired by A Stranger’s Pose. Hunter College, as part of the New Topologies series.
Feb. 21 – In conversation with Chike Frankie Edozien, and Sandra Uwiringiyimana, at WORD Bookstore, Brooklyn.
Jan. 25 – Reading, with Zahra Patterson, at Poetry Project, New York.
Jan. 14 – In conversation with Lidudumalingani on A Stranger’s Pose, in Johannesburg Review of Books.
Jan. 12, 2019 – A review of A Stranger’s Pose, by Joseph Schreiber in Roughghosts.
Dec. 14 – “What Would Tutuola Do?” On Amos Tutuola, for Tate Papers.
Dec. 12 – “Notes on Method,” on A Stranger’s Pose, in The Mantle.
Dec. 9 – Interview on Literandra, on A Stranger’s Pose.
Dec. 5 – A Stranger’s Pose: in conversation with Chike Frankie Edozien, Brookline Booksmith, Massachusetts.
Dec. 3 – “The Man and the Writer.” Interview by Franklin Ugobude in The Guardian, Nigeria.
Nov. 29 – “How to Be an African Travel Writer in Africa?” Essay in LitHub.
Nov. 29 – Quijote Talk on A Stranger’s Pose, MFA Art Writing, School of Visual Arts, New York.
Nov. 28 – A review of A Stranger’s Pose in Headstuff, by Eion Madigan.
Nov. 28 – “Intimate Strangers,” a collaboration with vocalist and composer Sara Serpa, inspired by A Stranger’s Pose. National Sawdust, New York.
Nov. 22 – Book Chat: A Stranger’s Pose, TVC, Lagos.
Nov. 11 – In The Atlantic, on A Stranger’s Pose, “a brilliant travelogue that presents Africa through a new lens,” by Hannah Giorgis.
Nov. 11 – Review of A Stranger’s Pose in Media Diversified by Cardyn Brooks.
Oct. 29 – An excerpt from A Stranger’s Pose in The Millions.
Oct. 27 – An interview in The Cable (Nigeria) on A Stranger’s Pose.
Oct. 11 – “Lives That Enter Mine: Notes and Narratives on Artists.” A talk at Hunter College MFA in Studio Art.
Oct. 4 – Shortlisted for the Brittle Paper Award for Essays and Think Pieces, for my narrative essay, “The Colonizer’s Archive Is a Crooked Finger.”
Sept. 27 – A Stranger’s Pose listed by Anderson Tepper as one of “Fall’s Best Foreign Books from Around the World,” in Vanity Fair.
Sept. 16 – Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, New York.
Sept. 6 – “Words For Pictures: A Conversation on Looking, Writing, and Breaking Form.” With Teju Cole. MFA Art Writing, School of Visual Arts, New York.
Aug. 6 – A trailer for A Stranger’s Pose.
July 30 – A Stranger’s Pose Mixes Memoir, Travelogue, and Photography, Reinventing African Travel Writing,” in Brittle Paper.