The Lives of Great Men
Chiké Frankie Edozien talks to Holden Sheppard about The Lives of Great Men, his award-wining memoir of growing up gay in West Africa, moving to New York, becoming a journalist at the New York Post and finding love.
Growing up in Lagos, Nigeria Chiké Frankie Edozien learned to read from the newspapers his father brought home. He grew up to become an ink-stain scribbler telling the stories in service of a greater good. His Lives of Great Men memoir won the Lambda Literary 2018 nonfiction award for Best Gay Memoir/Biography. He’s a tennis enthusiast and lives in Ghana where he’s the Director of New York University Accra.
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Sun 23 Feb 2.30pm