Books by Maaza Mengiste


Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Maaza Mengiste received a 2020 Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Also a Fulbright Scholar and a professor at Queens College, she is the author of The Shadow King and Beneath the Lion's Gaze, and a 2018 recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. She lives in New York City.


Beneath the Lion's Gaze

Maaza Mengiste


The Shadow King

Maaza Mengiste


Beneath the Lion's Gaze Lib/E

Maaza Mengiste


Rey En La Sombra, El

Maaza Mengiste