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Abdourahman A. Waberi

Abdourahman A. Waberi

Abdourahman A. Waberi is an award-winning writer from Djibouti whose work has been translated into several languages. He is the author of the short story collection, The Land Without Shadows, and the novels In the United States of Africa, Passage of Tears and Transit. The themes of his work include the nomadic life, colonial and postcolonial hardships, exile, utopia, emancipation and tolerance. He currently teaches French and Francophone Studies and Creative Writing at George Washington University in Washington D.C.

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