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Nicole Dennis-Benn

Bio

Nicole Dennis-Benn is the author of Here Comes the Sun, a New York Times Notable Book and winner of the Lambda Literary Award. Her bestselling, sophomore novel, PATSY, has received much acclaim from the New York Times, O Magazine, TIME, NPR, Vogue, The Atlantic, the Washington Post, and others. PATSY has been selected as a New York Times Editors’ Choice, a Financial Times Critics’ Choice, a Today Show Read With Jenna Book Club pick, and has also been deemed by Apple Books as one of the Best Books of the Year so far. As a Jamaican-born and raised author, Time Out New York has described Dennis-Benn as one of the “few immigrants and first-generation Americans who are putting their stamps on NYC,” and Vice has lauded Dennis-Benn for “making American literature great again.” Dennis-Benn is the founder of the Stuyvesant Writing Workshop and lives with her wife in Brooklyn.