Author/Editor: Sefi Atta
Sefi Atta was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. A former accountant, she is the author of Everything Good Will Come, News From Home and Swallow. Her short stories have appeared in journals like PEN International and World Literature Today, and have won prizes from Zoetrope and Red Hen Press. Also a playwright, her radio plays have been broadcast by the BBC and her stage plays have been produced internationally. In 2006 Everything Good Will Come was awarded the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa, and in 2009 News From Home received the Noma Award For Publishing in Africa.
2004/2005 Awarded the PEN International's David TK Wong Prize
Everything Good Will Come: 2006 Winner, Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa
Everything Good Will Come: Honourable Mention, Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year Award (US)
Everything Good Will Come: Finalist, Multicultural Fiction, Independent Publisher Book Awards (US)
this tiny crack
in our lives
wind and rain strewn
stranded on the limen
that space between
water and sky
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