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Ghanaian writer Ayesha Harruna Attah published her debut novel, Harmattan Rain (Per Ankh Publishers), in 2009. It was nominated for the 2010 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. Her recently released second novel, Saturday's Shadows (World Editions), was shortlisted for the Kwani? Manuscript Project in 2014. It is now available in stores in the UK and online. It is also available in Dutch (Uitgeverij De Geus). For more inquiries contact the Pontas Agency.
Ayesha was educated at Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University, and NYU. She is a 2015 Africa Centre Artists in Residency Award Laureate and Sacatar Fellow. She currently lives in Senegal studying the oldest sources of African literature. In her spare time, Ayesha loves nothing more than to stare at the ocean.
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