Children of Blood and Bone
Children of Virtue and Vengeance
February 12, 2021 at 6:19pm
General $27 per household // NBPLF Members receive 25% Discount
At age 27, Adeyemi is considered by Time Magazine to be one of “The Top 100 Most Influential People” for 2020. She 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 the 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 second novel, Children of Virtue and Vengeance, was released 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 www.tomiadeyemi.com.
Adeyemi is in conversation with Chloe Jory, an award-winning writer, editor and creative consultant based in Los Angeles.
*Tickets purchased in Spring 2020 for this event will be honored.