Chinelo Okparanta

Chinelo Okparanta was born in Port Harcourt Nigeria and moved with her family to the US at the age of ten. She received her BS from Pennsylvania State University, her MA from Rutgers University and her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She currently teaches at the University of Iowa. Her work has been published in Granta magazine. She was the featured New Voices author in the Spring online edition at granta.com ...