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Rahel Asgedom Zere

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Rahel Asgedom Zere

Rahel Asgedom Zere is a poet and novelist.  She holds a BA from the University of Asmara and an MA in African literature from UCLA, and taught literature at the Universit of Asmara for four years.  She has worked with the British Council and Eritrea’s Ministry of Education, and has published a children book, Colorful Stories (2003); a book of poems and short stories, Some Sweetly Kept Thoughts (2005); and a novel, Before She Breaks My Heart (2008), all by Hdri Publishers, Asmara.

Articles by Rahel Asgedom Zere

The Girl Who Carried a Gun
By Haregu Keleta
When we were children, my older cousin Solomon hopped like a rabbit.  After failing the eighth grade, he started selling animal hides from the country, which he would carry himself or load onto a…
Translated from Tigrinya by Charles Cantalupo & Rahel Asgedom Zere
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