Nadifa Mohamed

Nadifa Mohamed

1981 – ...

Nadifa Mohamed FRSL} (نظيفة محمد) (born 1981 in Hargeisa, Somalia) is a Somali-British novelist. She featured on Granta magazine's list "Best of Young British Novelists" in 2013, and in 2014 on the Africa39 list of writers aged under 40 with potential and talent to define future trends in African literature. She has also written short stories, essays, memoirs and articles in outlets including The Guardian.