Perth Festival Presents
Literature Weekend in the City
Join our in conversation with Maaza Mengiste (appearing via live stream), author of Shadow King, which was shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize.
Set in Ethiopia during the 1935 invasion by the Italians, Shadow King catalogues the efforts of a brave battalion of women who took up arms to defend their country. Maaza was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, was a Fulbright Scholar and teaches the Creative Writing & Literary Translation program at Queens College in New York City.
Image Credit: Nina Subin
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