Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Honoree, 2018 5 Under 35

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah has an MFA from Syracuse University. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous publications, including GuernicaPrinter’s Row, and Breakwater Review, where ZZ Packer awarded him the Breakwater Review Fiction Prize.
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Friday Black

ISBN 9781328911247 Mariner Books / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

In the stories of Adjei-Brenyah’s debut, an amusement park lets players enter augmented reality to hunt terrorists or shoot intruders played by minority actors, a school shooting results in both the victim and gunman stuck in a shared purgatory, and an author sells his soul to a many-tongued god. More about this book >

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2018 5 Under 35 Panel Discussion moderated by Ben Greenman


Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah at the 2018 5 Under 35 Celebration

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Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah has an MFA from Syracuse University. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous publications, including GuernicaPrinter’s Row, and Breakwater Review, where ZZ Packer awarded him the Breakwater Review Fiction Prize. Friday Black is his first book.

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