Rebecca Fisseha’s fiction and nonfiction explores the Ethiopian diaspora. Her short fiction has appeared in The Maple Tree Literary Supplement; Room Magazine; Aesthetica Magazine Creative Writing Anthology; Joyland Magazine; The Rusty Toque; and is upcoming in Addis Ababa Noir. Rebecca contributes to Selamta, the in-flight magazine of Ethiopian Airlines. Her play, wise.woman was produced by b current at the Theatre Centre in 2009 in Toronto.
Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre and a Master’s Degree in Communications and Culture from York University; a Diploma in Writing for Film and Television from the Vancouver Film School; and a Certificate in Creative Writing from the Humber School for Writers. She has also been awarded a Chalmers Arts Fellowship from the Ontario Arts Council.
Rebecca Fisseha was born in Ethiopia and has been based in Toronto since 1998.