Quotes by Aminatta Forna

About Aminatta Forna:

Aminatta Forna is a Scottish-born British writer. She is the author of a memoir, The Devil that Danced on the Water, and three novels: Ancestor Stones (2006), The Memory of Love (2010) and The Hired Man (2013). Her novel The Memory of Love was awarded the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for "Best Book" in 2011, and was also shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Forna is Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University and was, until recently, Sterling Brown Distinguished Visiting Professor at Williams College in Massachusetts.

Author Bio

  • NameAminatta Forna
  • DescriptionAminatta Forna, British author of ''The Devil that Danced on the Water'', ''Ancestor Stones'' and ''The Memory of Love''
  • BornNovember, 1964
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionWriter; Novelist
  • AwardsCommonwealth Writers' Prize