Maaza’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, BBC Radio, The Granta Anthology of the African Short Story, and Lettre International.
According to the press release is “a powerful dispatch from the individual lives behind current headlines, with proceeds to support the International Rescue Committee (IRC), brings together writers originally from Mexico, Bosnia, Iran, Afghanistan, Soviet Ukraine, Hungary, Chile, Ethiopia, and others to make their stories heard.” The announcement describes the contributing writers as being “formidable in their own right — Mac Arthur Genius grant recipients, National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award finalists, filmmakers, speakers, lawyers, professors, and New Yorker contributors —- and they are all refugees, many as children arriving in London and Toronto, Oklahoma and Minnesota, South Africa and Germany.
“Steve Harvey couldn’t believe what was happening on the Little Big Shots stage when Ethiopian duo, The Kiriku Brothers, brought their high-flying act to the show,” Yahoo News enthused.
“The kids, apparently, met at circus camp, as kids do, and practice their routine for four hours every day.
Tadias Magazine By Tadias Staff March 19th, 2018 New York (TADIAS) — The talented Kiriku Brothers from Ethiopia were featured on NBC’s hit series “Little Big Shots” on Sunday, March 18th, with host Steve Harvey declaring: “This is the greatest act I’ve ever seen on Little Big Shots!
” Little Big Shots is an American variety television show that highlights children demonstrating talents and participating in conversation with Harvey.
If you saw Get Out then you know there’s a long-standing plot point of black people being stuck in “The Sunken Place” where they lose their blackness and…well we won’t spoil the rest. Then we saw this image floating around the timeline. Let’s see who they are and exactly when they got there..