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Wayétu Moore

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Wayétu Moore

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Full Name: Wayétu Moore
Born: Liberia
Occupation: Author, publisher
Nationality: Liberian


Wayétu Moore (born 1985) is a Liberian-American author and social entrepreneur. Her debut novel, She Would Be King, was published by Graywolf Press in September 2018, and was positively reviewed by Time Magazine, The New York Times, and The New Yorker. Moore has also published work in The Paris Review, Guernica Magazine, The Atlantic, and other journals. In 2011, Moore founded a publishing house and nonprofit organization, One Moore Book, which publishes and distributes books intended for children in countries underrepresented in literature. One Moore Book has published books set in Liberia, Haiti, Brazil, and Guinea, donated thousands of books to children, and opened One Moore Bookstore, the first bookstore in Liberia carrying books primarily intended for recreational reading.

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