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Announcing the winners of our 2020 Poems in Translation Contest in partnership with the Academy of American Poets. Read more.



Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse

Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse was born in 1979 in Butare, Rwanda, and came to France in 1994. Her first collection of short stories, Ejo, was published in 2015, and her...

Michaella Rugwizangoga

Michaella Rugwizangoga is a young Rwandan writer, award-winning poet, spoken word artist, designer and scientist.  She writes and performs in French, English, German, Spanish, and...

Esther Mujawayo

Esther Mujawayo, a therapist and activist, lost almost all of her immediate family during the Rwandan genocide, including her parents, most of her siblings, and her husband,...
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