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Ayesha Harruna Attah

Ayesha Harruna Attah

Author
Ghana

Bio

Ayesha Harruna Attah is a Ghanaian-born writer living in Senegal. She was educated at Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University, and New York University. She is the author of the Commonwealth Writers Prize-nominated Harmattan Rain; Saturdays Shadows; The Hundred Wells of Salaga, currently translated into four languages; The Deep Blue Between, a book for teen readers; and Zainab Takes New York, a rom-com. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, Elle Italia, Asymptote and the 2010 Caine Prize Writers’ Anthology. She is the 2023-2024 Literature Protégée for the Rolex Mentor & Protégé Arts Initiative and is being mentored by Bernardine Evaristo.

Years Attended

2023 Adult’s Festival Participant
Festival Programme Event
Fiction Event
April 30, 2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Festival Programme Event
Fiction Event
April 29, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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