Ayesha Harruna Attah

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 and The Deep Blue Between a book for young adults. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times New York Times Magazine Elle Italia Asymptote and the 2010 Caine Prize Writers' Anthology.

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