An award-winning journalist with a passion for history, Mari Serebrov has authored a variety of books, including The Life and Times of W.H. Arnold of Arkansas, the historical novel Mama Namibia and a children’s book, Jahohora and First Day. She also contributed to The Grandmother’s Bible and has co-authored a number of church resource books with her mother, Adell Harvey.
Because of her work in calling attention to the first genocide of the 20th century in what was then German South-West Africa, Mari was named the literary laureate of the Herero Tribal Authority in 2013. She and her husband, Job, an Anglican minister, have two children and five grandchildren.