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First Sentence: Eliza Griswold

Eliza Griswold

‘This, of course, was years before anyone knew or cared who Boko Haram was.’

Eliza Griswold

Eliza Griswold’s works include the poetry collection Wideawake Field and the non-fiction book The Tenth Parallel. Her poetry and reportage has appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, the New York Times Magazine and Harper’s. She is a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. ‘Friday Afternoon with Boko Haram’ is taken from a forthcoming poetry collection.

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