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Ethiopia

Fasil Yitbarek

Fasil Yitbarek is an Ethiopian author, poet, translator and teacher. He lives in Qatar, serving as English Lecturer at the University of Qatar. Fasil is the author of an English...

Surafel Wondimu

Surafel Wondimu was born in 1974 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He obtained a degree in English Literature from Addis Ababa University (AAU) in 2006 and an MA in contemporary cultural studies at...

Maaza Mengiste

Maaza Mengiste is a novelist and essayist. Her debut novel Beneath the Lion‘s Gaze was selected by the Guardian as one of the ten best contemporary African books. Her fiction and...

Gabriella Ghermandi

The Italo-Ethiopian writer Gabriella Ghermandi was born in Addis Ababa in 1965 and moved to Italy in 1979. For many years she has lived in Bologna, where her father was born. In 1999 she won...
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