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Author Peace Medie

Peace Adzo Medie

Peace Adzo Medie is a scholar and writer.  Her research addresses gender, politics, and conflict in Africa.  Her debut novel, His Only Wife, was published in 2020 and was  a Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020.  Born in Liberia, Medie earned a BA in Geography from the University of Ghana, an MA in International Studies from Ohio University, and a PhD in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.

 ‘One of the reasons I wrote this novel was because I was hungry for stories about my hometown and of the ordinary in people’s lives in Ghana.’