Mother, Teacher, Author, and Podcaster


Born in Somalia, Fartumo Kusow immigrated to Canada at the start of the civil war. Her first novel, Amran, was serialized in October Star, Mogadishu: Somali National Press in 1984.


In my newest podcast, My mother: The person and the patient, I share my mother’s stories as the person and her journey through the healthcare system living with Alzheimer as the patient.


The Story Of Idil. A Young Woman Who Comes Of Age In The Decade Leading Up To The Somali Civil War.

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