Dinaw Mengestu, English Major, graduate of the College,
Writer-in-Residence in the English Department, winner of a Lannan
Literary Fellowship and residency at Marfa, and nominated for the
Guardian's First Book Award as well as the Prix Femina Etranger in
France, has now been named as one of the New Yorker's "20 under 40,"
writers in the early stages of their careers.