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On Meeting Mrs Obama

Sarah Ladipo Manyika

‘Michelle’s story, while deeply rooted in the American story, speaks to experiences that are universal.’

Sarah Ladipo Manyika

Sarah Ladipo Manyika was raised in Nigeria and has lived in Kenya, France, Zimbabwe, and England. Sarah is a novelist, short story writer, essayist, founding books editor for Ozy.com and host of Conversations Across the Diaspora for the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco. Her debut novel, In Dependence is an international bestseller while her second novel, Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun has been translated into a number of languages. Sarah currently serves as Board Director for the women’s writing residency, Hedgebrook.

Image © James M. Manyika

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