Bewketu Seyoum


Bewketu Seyoum is an Ethiopian artist, writer, and writer. Brought into the world in Mankusa, Ethiopia, and generally as of late an inhabitant of Addis Ababa, Bewketu Seyoum is the writer of four volumes of verse, two books, two assortments of short fiction, and various articles written in his local language, Amharic. Respected as Ethiopian Best Novelist of the Year in 2008 and Best Young Author in 2009, he often involves humor in his work to propose strategically and socially untouchable subjects seldom broadcasted in the Ethiopian open arena. Bewketu confronted expanding provocation in Ethiopia due to his work for quite a long time restricted news associations. In 2012, he was gone after and seriously beaten by a force of radicals on account of an article he expounded on the Ethiopian holy person Abune Takla Haymanot.


Interpretations of Bewketu's composing accessible in English incorporate a volume of verse, In Search of Fat, and choices in Modern Poetry in Translation - The Big Green Issue. His work has likewise showed up in English in the artistic magazines Prairie Schooner, Callaloo, and World Literature.

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