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Black Panther Novelist Nnedi Okorafor Talks Afrofuturism And Future Projects

Black Panther Cover February 19, 2019.

Graphic novelist Nnedi Okorafor is most recently known for her "Black Panther" and "Wakanda Forever" series for Marvel Comics. Her work, rich with African culture, is blazing the science fiction/fantasy genre for both adult and young adult readers. In addition to that, she also has an HBO show in development about her novel, "Who Fears Death."

Okorafor is in San Diego Tuesday to take part in Point Loma Nazarene University’s 24th annual Writer’s Symposium by the Sea.

She joins Midday Edition Tuesday to talk about her work and upcoming projects. The Writer’s Symposium By The Sea runs until Thursday, February 21st.

Guest: Nnedi Okorafor, Ph.D., novelist, "Who Fears Death."

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Event Details

Who: graphic novelist Nnedi Okorafor speaking about writing that imagines

When: Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.

Where: Brown Chapel on the Campus of Point Loma Nazarene University.

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