Maaza Mengiste

Novelist • Essayist • Social Justice Advocate


Queens College: Mengiste reads a chapter from an early version of The Shadow King.

New York University Humanities Initiative: Mengiste discusses the writing process with Gilbert King, author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

Mengiste reads from her work and discuss the state of contemporary African literature