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  • Leila Aboulela

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    Leila Aboulela won the first Caine Prize for African Writing and is the author of many novels. Minaret was longlisted for the 2006 Orange Prize. The Translator was one of The ...more

  • Michael Chabon

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    Novelist, screenwriter, columnist and short story writer Michael Chabon was born May 24, 1963 in Washington, DC.   He grew up in the suburbs of Columbia, ...more

  • Yaa Gyasi

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    Yaa Gyasi was born in Ghana and raised in Huntsville, Alabama. She holds a BA in English from Stanford University and an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she held a ...more

  • Shanthi Sekaran

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    Shanthi Sekaran teaches creative writing at California College of the Arts, and is a member of the Portuguese Artists Colony and the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Her ...more

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    Maxine Beneba Clarke

    Memoirist and poet Maxine Beneba Clarke discusses her first book of short stories, Foreign Soil, which swept the Australian book awards when first published in 2015, and is now available in the USA.

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    Greer Macallister

    Greer Macallister outlines the real-life characters that populate her novel Girl in Disguise, including Kate Warne, who became the first female Pinkerton agent in 1856.

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    Clare Mackintosh

    Claire Mackintosh discusses the similarities between her careers as a police officer and a writer of two bestsellers - I Let You Go and I See You

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    Jane Harper

    An interview with Jane Harper about her debut novel, The Dry set in Australia's Outback.

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    Margaret George

    Margaret George discusses her novel, The Confessions of Young Nero, the first of two novels dedicated to the brief but eventful life of the titular Roman Emperor.

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    Vivek Shanbhag

    An Interview with renowned Indian author Vivek Shanbhag about his first book to be translated into English, Ghachar Ghochar.

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