About Rebecca


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Rebecca Fisseha’s fiction and nonfiction explores the Ethiopian diaspora. Her short fiction has appeared in The Maple Tree Literary SupplementRoom Magazine; Aesthetica Magazine Creative Writing AnthologyJoyland MagazineThe 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.

14 thoughts on “About Rebecca

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    • 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.


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      • 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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