Bisi Adjapong is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Daughter in Exile (HarperCollins 2023) and The Teller of Secrets (HarperCollins 2021). 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. Adjapon’s writings have appeared in journals and newspapers including The Guardian, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, The Sun Magazine, Aljazeera, New York Time, Washington Times and Brittle Paper. A former International Affairs Specialist for the US Foreign Agricultural Service, she won the Civil Rights Award for Human Relations. As an educator, she won An Excellence in Teaching Award in Fairfax County, Virginia. She divides her time between America and Ghana.