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Suspense | Thrillers

Yasmin Angoe

Hailing from Northern Virginia, Yasmin Angoe is a first-generation Ghanaian American who
grew up in two cultural worlds. She taught English in middle and high schools for years,
served as an instructional coach for virtual teachers, and works as a freelance
developmental and copy editor. Yasmin received the 2020 Eleanor Taylor Bland Award for
Emerging Writers of Color from Sisters in Crime, of which she’s a proud member. She lives
in South Carolina with her beautiful, blended family, and when she’s not writing, Yasmin’s
editing for clients, trying new recipes, or absorbed in an audiobook.
 
Her debut thriller, HER NAME IS KNIGHT, was published by Thomas & Mercer in November
2021.