Teju Cole (2702 words)


On his personal website (tejucole.com), Teju Cole describes himself as a writer, art historian, and photographer. The author of the critically acclaimed novel Open City (2011), and the novella Every Day is for the Thief (first published in Nigeria in 2007, revised and reissued in the United States and United Kingdom in 2014), is also the photography critic for The New York Times Magazine (since February 2015), and currently the Distinguished Writer in Residence at Bard College, New York. His creative work and cultural and political commentary have appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Granta, The New Inquiry, and several …

Citation: Steckenbiller, Christiane. "Teju Cole". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 15 January 2016 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=13650, accessed 24 October 2020.]

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