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Desta Haile

Desta Haile is a British-Eritrean writer, educator and vocalist. She is the winner of To Speak Europe in Different Languages (2020) Hybrid and Collective Writing Competition and the Afritondo Short Story Prize (2021). Creative Director of Languages through Music and co-founder of Sisters Only Language Summit, she holds an MA in Black British Writing from Goldsmiths, University of London. Desta is currently working on her first book, the story of the Black Beauty model agency, founded in New York in the 1960s.


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