Tope Folarin, born in 1981 in Ogden, Utah, is a writer. In 2013, he was awarded the Caine Prize for African Writing for the short story “Miracle”. In 2019, his first novel “A Particular Kind of Black Man” was published (Simon & Schuster, New York, 2020). Folarin lives in Washington, D.C.
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