On this weeks podcast we are joined by Maaza Mengiste  a novelist and essayist. She is the author of the novel, The Shadow King, which is shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, and named best book of the year by the New York Times, NPR, ElleTime, and more. Her debut novel, Beneath the Lion’s Gaze, was named one of the best books of 2010 by the  Boston Globe. 

Her work can be found in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Granta, The Guardian, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and BBC.

References from this episode:

You Will Die At 20

 

 

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