Bewketu Seyoum is an Ethiopian author, artist, writer, and performer. Respected as Ethiopian Best Novelist of the Year in 2008 and Best Young Author in 2009, he is generally viewed as one of the main writers of his age. He has distributed six books of stories, verse books, and assortments of expositions in English and his local language Amharic. He is likewise notable for his comedic composing and playing out his short outlines. Bewketu was conceived in Markus, Ethiopia. He has a four-year college education in brain research from Addis Ababa college. His works investigate the strategically and socially oppressive condition of his nation. Regular subjects in his work incorporate defilement of government authorities, the ruthlessness of the police, and the idiocies of tribalism. He every now and again utilizes humor in his work to introduce strategically and socially no-no subjects once in a while circulated in the Ethiopian open circle. In 2011, he was attacked by somebody guaranteeing offense at his articles. Bewketu was a Research Fellow at Brown University from 2015-2016 and is as of now an author in-habitation at City of Asylum Pittsburgh.