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Illinois ConnectionThompson-Spires is a Professor of English at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.
Biographical and Professional InformationNafissa Thompson-Spires earned a PhD in English from Vanderbilt and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Illinois. Her work has appeared in Story Quarterly, Lunch Ticket, East Bay Review, Compose, Blinders, FLOW, The Feminist Wire, among other publications. She is a 2016 fellow of the Callaloo Writer's Workshop. Watch an interview with Nafissa on NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers at this link - https://www.nbc.com/late-night-with-seth-meyers/video/nafissa-thompsonspires-writes-with-the-tv-on/3817530.
**Heads of the Colored People, Atria, 2018