Peace Adzo Medie's debut novel, His Only Wife, was a Reese Book Club Pick and Observer, New York Times, Marie Claire and Times Magazine Book of the Year. Peace is a Professor of Gender and Politics at Bristol University. 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 and a BA in geography from the University of Ghana. 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 lives in Bristol.