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Wednesday October 27th 2021

Ethiopian Dinaw Mengestu on The New Yorker’s “20 Under 40”

On Monday, June 7th, the double fiction issue of The New Yorker will become available. In it the list of “20 Under 40” noteworthy fiction writers will be published and will include Dinaw Mengestu.

Dinaw was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1978 and immigrated to the United States two years later. A graduate of Georgetown University and of Columbia University’s MFA program in fiction, Dinaw published his first novel The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears in 2007. Past awards include the 2006 fellowship in fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Guardian First Book Award 2007.

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