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Born in Accra, Ghana, Ayesha wrote and published her debut novel, Harmattan Rain, with a fellowship from Per Ankh Publishers and TrustAfrica. Harmattan Rain was shortlisted for the 2010 Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Africa Region.
Her second novel, Saturday's Shadows (World Editions), is now available in stores in the UK and online. It has been translated into Dutch by Uitgeverij De Geus. For more inquiries contact the Pontas Agency.
Ayesha was educated at Mount Holyoke College and Columbia University and received an MFA in creative writing from NYU in 2011. She's a 2014 Africa Centre Artists in Residency Award Laureate.
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