Nicole led a Summer Writing Workshop for SpeakTogether at Talent Unlimited High School on July 21, 2016 and July 20, 2017. Nicole also performed at a SpeakTogether student matinee at Edward R. Murrow High School in Midwood, Brooklyn, on January 30, 2017, speaking on the theme, “Turn the Page.”
Nicole Dennis-Benn is the author of the acclaimed novel Patsy, which Time Magazine called “stunning,” and the debut novel Here Comes the Sun. She is a Lambda Literary Award winner and a recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Grant. Time Out Magazine has described Dennis-Benn as an immigrant putting her stamp on New York City and Vice named her among immigrant authors “who are making American literature great again.”
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