Leila Aboulela is the author of the story collection Coloured Lights, and of a number of novels, including The Translator, Minaret and The Kindness of Enemies.
Leila Aboulela on Granta.com
Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition
Fork in the Road
‘I left Sudan in 1987 – I was 23 years old and the idea of writing was the furthest thing from my mind.’
Fiction | Issue 111
‘She had held the day up with pegs; not only her day but his too.’