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Nina Yeboah

Nina Yeboah is a reader, prose writer, and black art enthusiast. She was born to Ghanaian parents in Alexandria, Louisiana and raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Her nonfiction can be found in The Critical Flame, the Philadelphia Printworks Blog, Shadow and Act, and A fropean. She is an alum of the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop and the 2016 recipient of the Voices Rising Fellowship from Vermont Studio Center. In addition to her own writing, she is interested in the political work black people do through art: documenting, subverting, reimagining and theorizing. In Chicago, she leads the arts discussion group, Chicago Reading Africa. The initiative has produced public programming which has received support from Illinois Humanities, Comfort Station, the Rebuild Foundation, and the Black Ink Book Exchange. 
 
Resident year: 
2016-2017
Cohort Group: 
Artist Resident