About Rebecca

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Rebecca Fisseha’s fiction and nonfiction explores Ethiopian diaspora life. Her writings have appeared in The Maple Tree Literary SupplementRoom Magazine; Aesthetica Magazine Creative Writing AnthologyJoyland MagazineFlock Magazine; The Rusty Toque; Selamta Magazine, and most recently in Addis Ababa Noir. Her first novel Daughters of Silence (2019) was published by Goose Lane Editions, Canada’s oldest independent publisher. Her play, wise.woman (2009) was produced by b current at the Theatre Centre in Toronto. 

Rebecca Fisseha was born in Ethiopia and is based in Toronto.

Represented by Marilyn Biderman of the Transatlantic Agency. Contact: marilyn@transatlanticagency.com

Rebecca gratefully acknowledges the support of the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts.




14 thoughts on “About Rebecca

    1. Me too! I feel that there is not nearly enough of it out there. You and I are pioneers my friend 🙂 Thank you so much for visiting and for all the encouragement. I look forward to your next post.


      1. For this summer? Good luck! I haven’t been in three years but it’s an experience of a lifetime.

        My mother lived in Ethiopia for a while so I have a soft spot in my heart for it. She keeps promising we’ll go visit one day.

        Let me know how it turns out. Have a good weekend.


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