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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 2013. It is available in stores in the UK and online, and translated into Dutch (Uitgeverij De Geus). For inquiries contact the Pontas Agency.
Ayesha was educated at Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University, and NYU. A 2015 Africa Centre Artists in Residency Award Laureate and Sacatar Fellow, she was also shortlisted for the 2015 Miles Morland Foundation Scholarship. She currently lives in Senegal and loves cooking and staring at the ocean.
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