Ella Leya is an Azerbaijani-American composer, singer, and writer born in Baku, Azerbaijan. She received asylum in the United States in 1990. Her first novel, The Orphan Sky, comes out in 2015.
ARTICLES FEATURING ELLA
Whether to Betray Her Country or Her Heart
"The Orphan Sky," by Baku native Ella Leya, is the first novel about Azerbaijan to be published in the West since 1937’s "Ali and Nino" by Kurban Said....