Aida Edemariam, whose father is Ethiopian and mother Canadian, grew up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She studied English literature at Oxford University and the University of Toronto, and has worked as a journalist in New York, Toronto and London, where she is currently a senior feature writer and editor for the Guardian. Her debut book The Wife's Tale won a Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for a work of non-fiction in progress and the 2019 Ondaatje Prize. She lives in Oxford.
The Wife's Tale (Fourth Estate, 2018)