Yaa Gyasi at The Octopus
Aaron Bady is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Texas, teaching African literature. He writes the blog zunguzungu.
Yaa Gyasi is an author whose debut novel, Homegoing,weaves three centuries of slavery and colonialism into the fabric of America. Born in Ghana and raised in Huntsville, Alabama, Gyasi holds a BA in English from Stanford University and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.