Works

2015

The Life and Struggles of Our Mother Walatta Petros: A Seventeenth-Century African Biography of an Ethiopian Woman (with Michael Kleiner)

2012

Abyssinia’s Samuel Johnson: Ethiopian Thought in the Making of an English Author

1988

Honey from the Lion: An African Journey

Awards and Recognition

  • PEN Society Martha Albrand Award Finalist 1988. For outstanding first book of nonfiction; judged by Annie Dillard & Allen Ginsberg.
  • Washington State Governors Writers Award 1989. For outstanding books published by Washington authors the previous year.
  • African Studies Association Bethwell A. Ogot Award Finalist 2013. Nominated for Abyssinia’s Samuel Johnson as the best book on East Africa published in the previous year.
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Website

Location

Princeton, NJ

Author Contact

  • Twitter @WendyLBelcher

Category

General Non-Fiction, Biography & History