Igiaba Scego


Photo: Simona Filippini

Author and journalist Igiaba Scego’s (b. 1974, Rome) memoir, La mia casa è dove sono, won Italy’s prestigious Mondello Prize. Her novel Beyond Babylon was released in English translation in May 2019. 

  • A statue of Indro Montanelli, sitting and reading, with pink digitally added to cover him
    Pink Montanelli derivative work by Jen Rickard Blair. Original Photo: Jean-Marc Linder / Flickr An Italian-born Somali writer confronts Italy’s colonial past, beginning with an Italian...

World Literature Today
630 Parrington Oval, Suite 110
Norman, OK 73019-4037
405-325-4531



Updated by World Literature Today: [email protected]