Morowa Yejide


Morowa Yejidé, a native of Washington, DC, is the author of the critically acclaimed novels  Time of the Locust, which was a 2012 finalist for the PEN/Bellwether Prize, long-listed for the 2015  PEN/Bingham Prize, and a 2015 NAACP Image Award nominee; and Creatures of Passage, which  was short-listed for the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, long-listed for the Women’s  Prize for Fiction, and was a 2021 Notable Book selection by NPR and the Washington Post. She lives  in the DC area with her husband and three sons.