Nicole Dennis-Benn is the author of the highly acclaimed debut novel Here Comes the Sun, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and an Amazon and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016. Dennis-Benn's novel has received a starred Kirkus Review and is deemed one of the “best books to read this summer and beyond” by the New York Times, NPR, BBC, BuzzFeed, Book Riot, Bookish, the Miami Herald, O Magazine, and more. Two of her stories have been nominated for the prestigious Pushcart Prize in Fiction. Dennis-Benn was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. She lives with her wife in Brooklyn, New York.
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