Taiye Selasi is the author of Ghana Must Go, several stories and essays, and coined the term Afropolitan in her 2005 essay “What is the Afropolitan?”
She will speak on Dec. 2, 2014 from 7-9 p.m. in the Santa Rita Suite, UNB 3.502, at the University of Texas at Austin. She will be participate in a panel with the other authors of the symposium on Dec. 3 from 5-6:30 in CLA 1.302E.
- “Aliens of Extraordinary Ability”
- “Driver” in Granta 123. (free audible version)
- “The Sex Lives of African Girls” in Granta 115.
Interviews and other media:
- Family matters: how novelist Taiye Selasi came to terms with her very modern family
- Taiye Selasi: The Granta Podcast (audio)
- Ambitious Conditions: Taiye Selasi’s ‘Ghana Must Go’
- Taiye Selasi Le ravissement des innocents
- Literary City: Taiye Selasi’s Rome
- Callaloo interview
- A Struggle To Fit In And Overcome Stereotypes In ‘Ghana Must Go’
- On discovering her pride in her African roots