Bisi Adjapon is the author of critically acclaimed novels “A Daughter in Exile” and “The Teller of Secrets”. The latter, her debut, has been named a best book by The American Library Association, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Globe and Mail, Pop Sugar, Essence, and Ms Magazine. The short story version, titled Of Women and Frogs, was nominated for the Caine Prize for African Literature. Her second novel, Daughter in Exile, is a New Yorker Magazine best book and has received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Library Journal, Book Browse, World Literature among others. It has been selected by Amazon Editors as best fiction literature, a must-read by many publications including The Root. Her work has appeared in McSweeney’s Quarterly, Washington Post, Ms Magazine, Aljazeera, New York Times and The Guardian. She has won the Foreign Service Award for Human Relations and an Excellence in Teaching Award. She divides her time between Ghana and America.
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