Maaza Mengiste

Award-Winning Author • Novelist • Essayist


Maaza Mengiste presents The Shadow King in conversation with Hannah Giorgis at Powell’s Books

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