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Black Panther comic author Okorafor to speak at the Homewood Public Library

Internationally recognized author Nnedi Okorafor will be a guest presenter at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Homewood Public Library, 17913 Dixie Highway. Okorafor, a Homewood-Flossmoor High graduate, wrote the comic book "Black Panther: Long Live the King" and is the author of "Shuri," a comic featuring the Black Panther's technical-wizard sister, set for release in October.Okorafor has gained a reputation as an award-winning science fiction writer. She has written several books, and her short stories have been published in anthologies and magazines.  A collection of her stories, “Kabu Kabu,” was published . . .

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