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Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse

Portrait of writer Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse
Photo © Frederic Founeau

Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse

Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse was born in Butare, Rwanda, in 1979. Surviving the genocide against the Tutsis, she moved to France in 1994 to study political science and work for humanitarian causes. She is now an acclaimed novelist and poet.

Articles by Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse

A cobblestone street in Rwanda at sunset with a few pedestrians and motorcycle riders
Photo by Michael Muli on Unsplash