Maaza Mengiste is a writer and novelist. A recipient of a 2018 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, she is also a Fulbright Scholar, and a Puterbaugh Fellow. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, The Guardian, The New York Times, and Rolling Stone. Her first novel was Beneath the Lion’s Gaze (2010), her second is forthcoming. (May 2018)
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