ON THE MAP 2022: INTERVIEW WIth Khadija Abdalla BAJABER, Kenya


Khadija Abdalla BAJABER (fiction writer, editor: Kenya) has had writing published in Enkare Review, A Long House, Lolwe and Down River Road, among other publications. An associate editor for Sahifa Journal, she was, in 2018, the winner of the new Graywolf Press Africa Prize for her debut novel The House of Rust. Her participation was made possible by the Paul and Hualing Nieh Engle Fund.


"On the Map" is a series of interviews with writers while they are in Iowa City participating in the International Writing Program's fall residency. The series is produced by the IWP at the University of Iowa and is made possible by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. For additional private support, see final credits.


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