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Library Live Series - Tomi Adeyemi

Tomi AdeyamiTomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone / Children of Virtue and Vengeance

Thursday, March 12, 7:00pm






At age 25, Adeyemi is a Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Nigerian-American writer and creative writing coach based in San Diego, California. After graduating from Harvard University with an honors degree in English literature, she studied West African mythology, religion, and culture in Salvador, Brazil. Her first novel, Children of Blood and Bone, debuted at #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list in 2018 and is being developed into a movie by Lucasfilm/Fox. Her highly anticipated second novel, Children of Virtue and Vengeance, comes out in December 2019. Adeyemi speaks about her inspiration for her books, the creative process, and her many influences. When she’s not writing or watching BTS Korean music videos, she is teaching creative writing at tomiadeyemi.com. 

Tomi Adeyemi on Jimmy Fallon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dp8BcJuGnQ

 Lecture Details

  • Friends Room, Central Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach, CA
  • Doors open at 6:30pm
  • Lecture and Q&A 7:00pm-8:30pm followed by book sale and signing till 9:00pm
  • Tickets: $27 General / $21 NBPLF member
  • Reserve tickets online at nbplfoundation.org or by phone at 949-717-3892

For a full list of 2019-2020 Library Live program: https://www.nbplfoundation.org/content/Library-Live.html

Children of Blood and BoneChildren of Virtue and Vengeance

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