Peace Adzo Medie’s debut His Only Wife was a New York Times Notable Book of 2020, a Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020, and a Reese’s Book Club pick. Her book, Global Norms and Local Action: The Campaigns to End Violence Against Women in Africa, was published by Oxford University Press in 2020. She has won numerous awards for her scholarship and has held several fellowships, including the Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders Fellowship. She holds a PhD in public and international affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. Nightbloom is her second novel.