Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Maaza Mengiste received a 2020 Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Also a Fulbright Scholar and a professor at Queens College, she is the author of The Shadow King and Beneath the Lion’s Gaze.

Published Works

The Shadow King

Beneath the Lion’s Gaze

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SHELF LIFE: The Shadow King with Maaza Mengiste and Jill Bialosky

Author Maaza Mengiste discusses her latest novel, The Shadow King, which was shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, with her editor, Jill Bialosky.

November 5, 2020 | 12PM – 12:45PM

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