Ibi Zoboi
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Ibi Zoboi

Ibi Zoboi was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and immigrated to the U.S. when she was four years old. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she was a recipient of the Norma Fox Mazer Award. Her award-winning and Pushcart-nominated writing has been published in Haiti Noir, the Caribbean Writer, The New York Times Book Review, the Horn Book Magazine, and The Rumpus, among others. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and three children. American Street is her first novel. Visit Ibi at www.ibizoboi.net.

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Interview: Ibi Ziboi Brings Distinctive New Voices To Life In My Life As An Ice Cream Sandwich

In order to write a character like Ebony Grace, I absolutely had to hear her voice.

  • My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich
  • In order to write a character like Ebony Grace, I absolutely had to hear her voice.

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