Dinaw Mengestu

Posted on July 21, 2014 in Literary News
Dinaw Mengestu

Dinaw Mengestu was featured in a front page New York Times article, “A New Wave of Internationalist Writers,” in which he was quoted saying, “There’s this investigation of what happens to the dislocated soul,” said Mr. Mengestu, 36, the author of “All Our Names” and a MacArthur “genius” award winner, who was born in Ethiopia but left at age 2 and grew up in Illinois.”

Follow the link to read more. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/30/arts/new-wave-of-african-writers-with-…