Nicole Acheampong

India Downes-Le Guin

Nicole Acheampong is a Brooklyn-based, Ghanaian-American writer. At the moment, her work explores feminine archetypes, postcolonial archives, and translations of trauma. She holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Princeton University, where she studied francophone African literature and wrote a thesis collection of poetry. Her work has received awards from Princeton’s Lewis Center for the Arts and was shortlisted for the 2019 Disquiet Literary Prize.