Taiye Selasi biography


Taiye Selasi biography: Taiye Selasi is a Ghanaian writer and photographer, born on 2nd November, 1979 in London, United Kingdom.

Taiye Selasi studied for a BA in American Studies at Yale and attained a MPhil International Relations from Nuffield College, Oxford.

In 2013, Selasi was selected as one of Granta’s 20 Best Young British Writers and in 2014 named to the Hay Festival’s Africa39 list of 39 Sub-Saharan African writers under the age of 40. In 2015, she appeared as a featured author, leading a writing seminar, at the annual Iceland Writers Retreat in Reyjavik, Iceland.