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Nafissa Thompson-Spires

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Author of "Heads of the Colored People"

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 Nafissa Thompson-Spires Biography

Nafissa Thompson-Spires earned a PhD in English from Vanderbilt University and an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeny’s “The Organist,” The Paris Review Daily, Dissent, Buzzfeed Books, The White Review, and other publications. Her short story “Heads of the Colored People…” won StoryQuarterly’s 2016 Fiction Prize, judged by Mat Johnson. Her writing has received support from Callaloo, Tin House, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. She currently works as an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing.

Her first book, "Heads of the Colored People", was long-listed for the 2018 National Book Award, the PEN/ Robert W. Bingham Award, and the Aspen Words Literary Prize; was a finalist for the Kirkus Prize and Los Angeles Times Book Prize for first fiction; and has won the PEN Open Book Award and an Audie Award.

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Nafissa Thompson-Spires

5 out of 5

Author of "Heads of the Colored People"

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Nafissa Thompson-Spires Biography

Nafissa Thompson-Spires earned a PhD in English from Vanderbilt University and an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeny’s “The Organist,” The Paris Review Daily, Dissent, Buzzfeed Books, The White Review, and other publications. Her short story “Heads of the Colored People…” won StoryQuarterly’s 2016 Fiction Prize, judged by Mat Johnson. Her writing has received support from Callaloo, Tin House, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. She currently works as an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing.

Her first book, "Heads of the Colored People", was long-listed for the 2018 National Book Award, the PEN/ Robert W. Bingham Award, and the Aspen Words Literary Prize; was a finalist for the Kirkus Prize and Los Angeles Times Book Prize for first fiction; and has won the PEN Open Book Award and an Audie Award.

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  • Nafissa Thompson-Spires Writes with the TV On - YouTube
  • New LAS Faculty: Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Department of English ...
    The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign welcomes Nafissa Thompson-Spires, assistant ...
  • Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires - YouTube
    Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson -Spires Stories Calling to mind the best works of Paul Beatty ...

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  • How much does it cost to book Nafissa Thompson-Spires?

    Booking fees for Nafissa Thompson-Spires, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Nafissa Thompson-Spires, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Nafissa Thompson-Spires?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Nafissa Thompson-Spires for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Nafissa Thompson-Spires for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Nafissa Thompson-Spires or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Nafissa Thompson-Spires or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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Nafissa Thompson-Spires Speaker Videos

  • Nafissa Thompson-Spires Writes with the TV On - YouTube
    New LAS Faculty: Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Department of English ...
    The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign welcomes Nafissa Thompson-Spires, assistant ...
  • Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires - YouTube
    Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson -Spires Stories Calling to mind the best works of Paul Beatty ...

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