READING: GBOLAHAN ADEOLA AND JOY PRIEST
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 6 PM
GBOLAHAN ADEOLA was born in Ibadan, Nigeria. His short stories have appeared in The Southern Review, The Common, Gulf Coast, Transition Magazine, and the “Distinguished Stories” section of The Best American Short Stories 2017. He holds an MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University, where he received the John Hawkes Prize and the Feldman Prize in fiction. He is a 2019 MacDowell Colony fellow.
JOY PRIEST grew up in Louisville, KY across the street from the world's most famous horseracing track. She received her MFA in poetry with a certificate in Women & Gender Studies from the University of South Carolina, where she served as Senior Editor of Yemassee Journal. She was the 2018 Gregory Pardlo Scholar at The Frost Place, and her work has been published in Best New Poets 2014 and 2016, Callaloo, Gulf Coast, and Mississippi Review, among others.