Granta “Best Young British Novelist”
Writer and photographer Taiye Selasi was born in the UK, raised in the United States and now lives in Italy. Her first novel, 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, Selasi was selected as one of Granta’s 20 Best Young British Writers. In 2014, she was named to the Hay Festival’s Africa39 list of 39 Sub-Saharan African writers aged under 40 with potential and talent to define trends in African literature.