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A. Igoni Barrett

A. Igoni Barrett (credit Victor Ehikhamenor)

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Blackass

A. Igoni Barrett

Biography

A. Igoni Barrett was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, in 1979. He is the author of Blackass, as well as a winner of the 2005 BBC World Service short story competition, the recipient of a Chinua Achebe Center Fellowship, a Norman Mailer Center Fellowship, and a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency. His short stories have twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He lives in Nigeria.

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