Ayesha Harruna Attah
Born to two Ghanaian journalists, Ayesha Harruna Attah grew up in Accra and was educated at Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University, and NYU. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Asymptote Magazine, and the Caine Prize Writers’ Anthology. Her debut novel was nominated for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. Her second novel, Saturday’s Shadows, was published in English and Dutch. In 2016 she was awarded the Miles Morland Foundation Scholarship.