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2017 - Yaa Gyasi

Award: New Author of the Year
Award Year: 2017
Award Presented: 2018
Author Details: Yaa Gyasi
Book Title: Homegoing
Book Award: Homegoing
Award Description: Yaa Gyasi was born in 1989 in Mampong, Ghana.  Gyasi earned a B.A. in English at Stanford and a M.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.  She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where she held a Dean’s Graduate Research Fellowship. Her short stories have appeared in African American Review and Callaloo. Her debut novel, is the Homegoing (Knopf, June 2016).

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