Maaza Mengiste

Maaza Mengiste

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Addis Ababa Noir (Akashic Noir, #91) was the most recently released book by Maaza Mengiste, on August 4th, 2020.

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Maaza Mengiste: Biography

Maaza Mengiste was born in 1974 and is currently 50 years old. Maaza Mengiste was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Maaza Mengiste is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 3 novels available. The first standalone was released in 2010 with the novel Beneath the Lion's Gaze. The most recently released novel was Addis Ababa Noir which was released in 2020. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Maaza at this time.

Maaza Mengiste was the runner-up in the 2011 Dayton Literary Peace Prize awards, fiction category, for her novel Beneath the Lion's Gaze.

Maaza Mengiste: Awards & Accolades

Maaza Mengiste books have been nominated for multiple awards, Beneath the Lion's Gaze was nominated for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, Fiction, in 2011. The Shadow King was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Fiction, in 2019 as well as the Booker Prize - Best Fiction Book in 2020.

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  1. Laird Hunt, author of the novel: Zorrie.
  2. Pip Williams, author of the novel: The Dictionary of Lost Words.
  3. Kim Michele Richardson, author of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Series.
  4. Lynda Rutledge, author of the novel: West with Giraffes.
  5. Jennifer Saint, author of the novel: Ariadne.

Maaza Mengiste: F.A.Q

When was Maaza Mengiste Born? How old is Maaza Mengiste?

Maaza Mengiste was born in 1974. Maaza Mengiste is currently 50 years old.

Where was Maaza Mengiste Born?

Maaza Mengiste was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and is Ethiopian-American.

What was the first book Maaza Mengiste wrote?

The first novel written by Maaza Mengiste was Beneath the Lion's Gaze, published in 2010.

What was the most recent book Maaza Mengiste wrote?

Her most recently released work was Addis Ababa Noir on August 4th, 2020.

Will there be any more books by Maaza Mengiste?

Maaza Mengiste does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Maaza Mengiste written?

Maaza Mengiste has written 5 books. All of her books are Standalone Novels.

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