Yaa Gyasi | Best of Young American Novelists | Granta

Yaa Gyasi | Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists

Yaa Gyasi & Luke Neima

‘Place is something I'm fascinated by and how it shapes you in ways that are really hard to see and imagine’

Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi was born in Ghana and raised in Huntsville, Alabama. She received a BA in English from Stanford University and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she held a Dean’s Graduate Research Fellowship. She lives in New York. Her first novel is Homegoing.

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Luke Neima

Luke Neima is the digital director and online editor of Granta.

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