Taiye Selasi

TAIYE SELASI

Taiye Selasi

Author and Photographer

Taiye is an author and photographer. Born in London and raised in Boston, she holds a BA from Yale and an MPhil from Oxford University.

In 2013 Taiye’s debut novel, the New York Times bestseller “Ghana Must Go”, was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of 2013 by The Wall Street Journal and The Economist. The same year she was named to Granta’s once-in-a-decade list of Best Young British Novelists. Her 2015 TED talk, “Don’t Ask Where I’m From; Ask Where I’m a Local,” has reached over two million viewers. She is writing her second novel in Berlin.
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Website: twitter.com/taiyeselasi

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