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Biography

Leila Aboulela was the first winner of the Caine Prize for
African Writing. She is the author of four novels, The
Kindness of Enemies, The Translator, a New York Times
100 Notable Books of the Year, Minaret, and Lyrics Alley,
Fiction Winner of the Scottish Book Awards. Her work has
been translated into fifteen languages, and she was longlisted
three times for the Orange Prize. A collection of her
short stories, Elsewhere, Home, is forthcoming in summer
2018. Leila grew up in Sudan and moved, in her midtwenties,
to Scotland. www.leila-aboulela.com

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