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Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Afternoon Craft Conversation with Nayomi Munaweera
Part of the MFA in Creative Writing Visiting Writers Series

Date & Time


Location (On-campus)

Galileo Hall
1928 St. Marys Road
Moraga, CA 94575


Join SMC's MFA in Creative Writing in Galileo 201 for our Craft Conversation with writer Nayomi Munaweera, critically-acclaimed novelist and author of What Lies Between Us, as she discusses her art, life, and writing process.

Nayomi Munaweera was born in Sri Lanka. She grew up in Nigeria and immigrated to Los Angeles with her family in the early 80's. She is the award-winning author of the novels, ISLAND OF A THOUSAND MIRRORS and WHAT LIES BETWEEN US. She has been named one of “Twelve Women of Color Writers You Need to Know” by Bustle Magazine and “One of the Asian American Women Writers Who are Going to Change the World” by Electric Literature. Her short fiction and non-fiction are also widely published. She has been honored as a KQED Woman to Watch and has been written up in Vogue India.

This event is free and open to the public. Masks required. Light refreshments will be served.