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Author JJ Amaworo Wilson Discusses His New Novel Nazare

By John Shannon
Radio Free Galisteo

Author JJ Amaworo Wilson speaks about his new novel “Nazare” with Radio Free Galisteo’s John Shannon. They discuss themes of magical realism, revolution, poverty and change. Wilson is currently the writer-in-residence at Western New Mexico University.

About the Author: J.J. Amaworo is a German-born Anglo-Nigerian-American writer. He is a novelist, short story writer, and non-fiction writer. Based in the U.S., he has lived in 11 countries and visited over 70. He is the prizewinning author of over 20 books about language and language learning, and his short fiction, essays, and poetry have been published by Penguin, The New York Journal of Books, Johns Hopkins University Press, A Public Space, and numerous literary magazines in England the the U.S.  His 2016 novel, Damnificados, won three international awards and has since been translated into French and German. His work has appeared in African American Journal, Justice Journal, The Penguin Book of the New Black Writing, and many other publications. He is currently the writer-in-residence at Western New Mexico University, Silver City.


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