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Abigail Pesta

Biography

Abigail Pesta

Abigail Pesta is an award-winning journalist and author who has lived and worked around the world, including New York, London and Hong Kong. She is the coauthor of "HOW DARE THE SUN RISE." Her investigative and feature reporting has appeared in global publications including The Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, NBC News, The New York Times, New York Magazine, Marie Claire, The Atlantic, Glamour, Newsweek and The Daily Beast. She is a vice president of the Overseas Press Club in New York.
 
Abby is represented by the Foundry Literary + Media agency and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.

Abigail Pesta

Books by Abigail Pesta

by Sandra Uwiringiyimana and Abigail Pesta - Biography, Culture, Nonfiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

This profoundly moving memoir is the remarkable and inspiring true story of Sandra Uwiringiyimana, a girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who tells the tale of how she survived a massacre, immigrated to America, and overcame her trauma through art and activism. Sandra tells the story of her survival, of finding her place in a new country, of her hope for the future, and how she found a way to give voice to her people.