Iromuanya Next Guest in Hoggard Reading Series at MSU

The second event in the James Hoggard Reading Series welcomes Dr. Julie Iromuanya to Midwestern State University at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in the J.S. Bridwell Auditorium in the Dillard College of Business Administration.

Iromuanya is Assistant Professor of English and Africana Literature at Arizona State University, and she is the author of the acclaimed novel Mr. and Mrs. Doctor, which has been shortlisted for the 2016 PEN/ Robert W. Bingham Debut Fiction Award. It also made the longlist for the 2015 National Book Critics' Circle John Leonard Debut Fiction Award.

Iromuanya was born and raised in the American Midwest and is the daughter of Igbo Nigerian immigrants. Her creative writing has appeared in The Kenyon Review, Passages North, Cream City Review, and the Tampa Review, among other journals. Her most recent scholarly work appears in Converging Identities: Blackness in the Modern Diaspora (Carolina Academic Press).

This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Bryan L. Lawrence Endowment; the Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities & Social Sciences; the MSU Department of English, Humanities, & Philosophy; and the African Students Organization. For more information, contact Dr. John Schulze.