Ayesha: Ghana’s rising literary icon

Ayesha rising…another rising African literary star…


Young Ayesha Harruna Attah grew up in a home where reading and writing flow through the blood. Ayesha is a biochemistry degree holder from Mount Holyoke College. She studied journalism at the Columbia University. Her parents own one of Ghana’s respected private newspapers, The Mail, where she started as a tyro.

With a fellowship from Per Ankh Publishers and TrustAfrica, she wrote her first novel, Harmattan Rain that was nominated by the Commonwealth Writers Foundation for best first book from Africa 2010.

The emerging literary icon who is currently pursuing her creative writing MFA at New York University granted audience to AfricaNews:

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