Meron Hadero

Meron Hadero is a talented Ethiopian American writer, born in Addis Ababa, who embarked on a journey to the United States via Germany during her early childhood. Her exceptional short stories have garnered significant recognition, including winning the 2021 Caine Prize for African Writing and being shortlisted for the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing. Meron’s work has been featured in renowned publications such as Best American Short Stories, Ploughshares, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Zyzzyva, The Iowa Review, Missouri Review, 40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology, and more.

Additionally, Meron’s writings have been published in The New York Times Book Review and the anthology titled The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives. Her upcoming work will be included in the anthology Letter to a Stranger: Essays to the Ones Who Haunt Us. Meron has been a recipient of prestigious fellowships at institutions such as Yaddo, Ragdale, MacDowell, and she served as a 2019-2020 Steinbeck Fellow at San Jose State University. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan, a JD from Yale Law School (admitted to the Washington State Bar), and a BA in history from Princeton University with a certificate in American studies.

Are you the author profiled here? Email us your official website or Let us host your primary web presence.

1 Book by Meron Hadero