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Maaza Mengiste


Maaza Mengiste’s debut novel, Beneath the Lion’s Gaze, was selected by the Guardian as one of the 10 best contemporary African books and named one of the best books of 2010 by Christian Science Monitor, Boston Globe and other publications. A recipient of a 2018 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, she is also a Fulbright Scholar, a Puterbaugh Fellow, and a Runner-up for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. She was a writer on the documentary projects, Girl Rising and The Invisible City: Kakuma. Her second novel is forthcoming.

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