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The Death of Vivek Oji

April 21, 2021 @ 2:00 pm 3:30 pm

Join us on April 21 to discuss Akwaaeke Emezi’s novel, The Death of Vivek Oji.

A coming of age in Nigeria of a young person with gender fluid/LGBT identity and a cross-multi-national subculture. This is a heart-wrenching story of one family’s struggle to understand a child whose spirit is both gentle and mysterious.

Akwaaeke Emezi (they/them) is the author of the novel Freshwater, honored by numerous awards and rave reviews and translated into twelve languages. A National Book Foundation ‘5 Under 35’ honoree, Emezi was born in Umuahia and raised in Aba, Nigeria.

The Senior Pride Book Club meets every third Wednesday of the month from 2:00 to 3:30. We are meeting virtually during the COVID pandemic. If you’d like to join us, please email info@soazseniorpride.org for a Zoom invitation.

Discussion Moderator: Kathy Altman

There is no charge for this event. Your generous donation will support Southern Arizona Senior Pride’s programs for LGBTQI+ older people.

Thank you for your generous support. 

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