Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

Djamila Ibrahim

Djamila Ibrahim
Photo by Dana Jansens

Djamila Ibrahim was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and moved to Canada in 1990. Her stories have been shortlisted for the University of Toronto’s Penguin Random House Canada Student Award for Fiction and Briarpatch Magazine’s creative writing contest. She was formerly a senior advisor for Citizenship and Immigration Canada. She lives in Toronto.

Writers Festival Appearances