Yaba Badoe makes the Branford Boase Award shortlist for her novel: A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars

British-Ghanaian writer Yaba Badoe draws on storytelling roots nurtured well beyond Europe to tell an original and powerful story, mixing the horror of people-trafficking with African folklore.‘

‘Packed with memorable scenes and an extraordinarily vivid sense of place’; ‘language and story are equally interesting’; ‘things don’t come more original than this’. Read more here.

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