Ayesha Harruna Attah

ayesha h. attah
ayesha.attah@gmail.com

saturday's shadows -- harmattan rain -- other writing -- audio -- doodles


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Ayesha Harruna Attah, born in Accra, Ghana, wrote and published her first novel, Harmattan Rain, with a fellowship from Per Ankh Publishers and TrustAfrica. Harmattan Rain was shortlisted for the 2010 Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Africa Region.

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.

Her second novel, Saturday's Shadows (World Editions), is forthcoming in 2015. It has been translated into Dutch by Uitgeverij De Geus. For enquiries contact the Pontas Agency.

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saturday's shadows -- harmattan rain
-- other writing -- audio -- doodles
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