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Sofia Samatar

Sofia Samatar is an American of Somali and Swiss German Mennonite background. Her writing has appeared in "Clarkesworld, Stone Telling, " and "Strange Horizons." She wrote "A Stranger in Olondria" in Yambio, South Sudan, where she worked as an English teacher. She has worked in Egypt and is pursuing a PhD in African Languages and literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.