Imbolo Mbue is a native of Limbe, Cameroon. She holds a BS from Rutgers University and an MA from Columbia University. A resident of the United States for more than a decade, she lives in New York City.
Genres: Literary Fiction
Imbolo Mbue recommends
Everything Here Is Beautiful (2018)
Mira T Lee
"Mira T. Lee deeply understands the human need for belonging, and in her compassionate debut, she presents an aching yet hopeful story of characters striving to belong despite vast impediments, and the emotional costs incurred in this quest for a love-filled life."
Small Country (2018)
"Unforgettable Gaël Faye’s talent is breathtaking; no country that can give the world a writer like him should ever be called small."
The Girl with the Louding Voice (2020)
"A bold new storyteller . . . Abi Daré's fearless debut is a celebration of girls who dare to dream and those who help them unfurl their wings so that they might soar."
In Every Mirror She's Black (2021)
Lọlá Ákínmádé Åkerström
"At once enjoyable and disturbing as it explores the painful price millions of women around the world pay for walking around with black skin."
Probably Ruby (2022)
"Writing from the depths of her heart, Lisa Bird-Wilson has gifted us a passionate exploration of identity and belonging and a celebration of our universal desire to love and be loved."
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