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Powell's Books Presents Dawnie Walton in Conversation With Nadia Owusu

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Apr 8, 2021 04:35 PM

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Dawnie Walton
Dawnie Walton is a fiction writer and journalist whose work explores identity, place, and the influence of pop culture. She has won fellowships from MacDowell and the Tin House Summer Workshop, and earned her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Previously she worked as an executive-level editor for magazine and multimedia brands including Essence, Entertainment Weekly, Getty Images, and LIFE. A native of Jacksonville, Florida, she lives with her husband in Brooklyn.
Nadia Owusu
Nadia Owusu is a Brooklyn-based writer and urban planner. She is the recipient of a 2019 Whiting Award. Her lyric essay So Devilish a Fire won the Atlas Review chapbook contest. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Electric Literature, Catapult, and more. Aftershocks: A Memoir is Nadia’s first book, and published in January.