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.’