Ladan Osman

Ladan Osman is the author of Exiles of Eden (Coffee House Press, 2019), winner of the 2020 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award and a 2021 Whiting Award; and The Kitchen-Dweller’s Testimony (University of Nebraska Press, 2015), winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets. Her work in film includes The Ascendants, Sam Underground, and Sun of the Soil. She lives in New York.