Taiye Selasi

Taiye Selasi was born in London to Nigerian and Ghanian parents. she holds a BA from Yale and an MPhil from Oxford. Selasi made her fiction debut in Granta in 2011 with ‘The Sex Live of African Girls’, which was selected for Best American Short Stories in 2012. Her first novel, Ghana Must Go, was published in March 2013. An avid traveller and photographer, Selasi lives in Rome.

Books I Read This Year

Ross Raisin, Taiye Selasi, Claire Vaye Watkins, Peter Stothard, Edmund White, Andrew Miller, Tan Twan Eng

Granta Celebrates Its 2012 Best American Series Authors

Mark Doty, Phil Klay, Julie Otsuka, Francine Prose, Taiye Selasi