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LIVESTREAM EVENT – N.K. Jemisin Book Event

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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UPDATE – This event will not take place on campus but will be a livestream event for ticketholders – see the Malaprop’s website for more information.

N.K. Jemisin will present her new book, The City We Became at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, presented in partnership by Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, and UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program and Department of English.

This is a ticketed event with different ticketing/book purchase options, with online ordering at https://www.malaprops.com/event/livestream-nk-jemisin-presents-city-we-became

Free tickets (which do not include the book) are available for UNC Asheville students and employees – contact Lilly Augspurger, 828.251.6099 or laugspur@unca.edu.

Living and writing her speculative fiction in Brooklyn, Jemisin’s new novel features five New Yorkers who must come together to defend their city from ancient evil. She is the only author to win three Best Novel Hugo awards in a row, which she did for her Broken Earth trilogy. Jemisin also has won a Nebula Award and two Locus Awards among the many honors for her eight novels, a novella, and two short story collections. A former counseling psychologist and educator, she also covered science fiction for three years for the New York Times Book Review. For more information about Jemisin, her books and this event, visit the Malaprop’s website.

Visitor Parking on the UNC Asheville Campus – Visitors may park in faculty/staff and non-resident lots from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 a.m., Monday through Friday, and on weekends, holidays, and campus breaks. Visitors are not permitted to park in resident student lots at any time. Campus map is here – use menu bars to find parking lot locations.

Building accessibility information is available here.

Accessibility Contact: Highsmith Student Union, highsmithunion@unca.edu or 828.251.6990.



March 26
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Lipinsky Auditorium


Great Smokies Writing Program