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Susi Wyss's fiction is influenced by her twenty-year career managing women's health programs in Africa, where she lived for more than eight years. Her work has appeared in numerous literary magazines and has been recognized by awards from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, among others. She holds a B.A. from Vassar, an M.P.H. from Boston University, and an M.A. in fiction writing from Johns Hopkins University. She lives in the Washington, D.C., area.


MagicofSaidaFor anyone with an interest in East Africa, the crossing of cultural divides, or issues of identity in a world that seems to keep getting smaller, I recommend M.G. Vassanji’s beautiful new novel, The Magic of Saida. The book follows Kamal Punja, the son of a Tanzanian woman and an absent Indian father, as he returns to Tanzania after 35 years in Canada to find out what happened to his childhood...

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