Beyene Haile: Works of art in general and literature in particular (being the subject of the major part of our discussion) is the quintessence of our being. Not only is it the sum total of our experiences and beliefs, it is the outcome of our future yearnings as well as the picture of the inner forces that trigger us to go for our wishes.
By Tej N.Dhar
Beyene Haile was born in Asmara in 1941. After graduating from the American University of Beirut in 1963 in public administration and political science, he went on to get advanced training in these areas in Italy, Senegal, and Swaziland. Till 1992, he worked in Addis as a training ad management consultant in various private and public institutions, government ministries, and international organizations.
By Hidri magazine
Q: How would you describe yourself if people were to ask you tell your true identity?
I find this hard to answer because now, as ever before, I am still on the way to discover my true self. Sometimes, I have not stopped wondering if a glance at my quest could throw light on my identity.