Nicole Dennis-Benn

Nicole Dennis-Benn is the author of the debut novel, Here Comes the Sun. Dennis-Benn is a Lambda Literary Award winner, named by Time Out Magazine as an immigrant making a stamp on New York City. Her debut novel has received much acclaim including: a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a NPR Best Books of 2016, an Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016, a BuzzFeed Best Literary Debuts of 2016, among others. Dennis-Benn was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. She is a graduate of St. Andrew High School for Girls and Cornell University; and holds an MPH from University of Michigan, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She lives with her wife in Brooklyn, New York.

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