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Uzodinma Iweala

Nigeria (b.1982)

Uzodinma Iweala was born in 1982. He graduated from Harvard University, where he was a Mellon Mays Scholar and received a number of prizes for his writing, including the Eager Prize, the Horman Prize, the Le Baron Briggs Prize, and the Hoopes Prize, awarded for outstanding undergraduate thesis. He lives in Washington, D.C., and Lagos, Nigeria.
Non fiction
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2005) : Beasts of No Nation