Yaa Gyasi, author

March 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Sheridan College Whitney Building W153
3059 Coffeen Ave
Sheridan, WY 82801
Yaa Gyasi, author @ Sheridan College Whitney Building W153 | Sheridan | Wyoming | United States

Sheridan College and Ucross Foundation are pleased to present acclaimed novelist Yaa Gyasi for a discussion of her breakthrough novel, Homegoing, on Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the Whitney Building (W153). Yaa Gyasi is the author of the highly acclaimed debut novel Homegoing and recipient of the 2017 PEN/Hemingway Award. Gyasi’s brilliant and relevant novel moves through histories and geographies and captures—with outstanding economy and force—the troubled spirit of our own nation. An illuminating speaker, Gyasi captivates audiences with her sincerity and compassion. In September 2016, she was chosen by Ta-Nehisi Coates as one of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 honorees. Born in Ghana and raised in Huntsville, Alabama, Gyasi is a graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and lives in Berkeley, California. The program is free and open to the public.