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Ahmed Yusuf

ahmedRaised in a nomadic upbringing, Ahmed Ismail Yusuf is the author of two books: Gorgorkii Yimi a collection of short stories in Somali, and Somalis in Minnesota with the Minnesota Historical Society. His short stories appeared in Bildhaan: an International Journal of Somali studies, Mizna: an Arab-American literary magazine, Warscapes: an online literary magazine and his academic papers in the Journal of Muslim Mental Health; Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology; International Society for Traumatic-stress Studies, Psychiatry times; scripts for plays on Somalis television and articles and reviews on several Somali web-sites. He has a B.S. in creative writing and psychology from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut; and an MPA (Master of Public Affairs) from the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs of the University of Minnesota and LGSW (License Graduate Social Worker).