Daphne Palasi Andreades (she/her) is the author of the debut novel, Brown Girls, which published in the U.S. on January 4th, 2022, with Random House, and in the UK and Commonwealth with Fourth Estate. International editions of the book are also forthcoming in Germany and France. Daphne is a graduate of CUNY Baruch College and Columbia University’s MFA Fiction program, where she was awarded a Henfield Prize and a Creative Writing Teaching Fellowship. She is the recipient of a 2021 O.Henry Prize, and scholarships to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Martha’s Vineyard Institute for Creative Writing, where she won the Voices of Color Prize, and other honors. Her fiction often explores diaspora, immigration, and the far-reaching effects of colonialism and imperialism. She is at work on several projects, including her second novel, short stories, and a few multidisciplinary/multimedia works. She lives in New York City.
Pronounced: “Daf-nee | Puh-lah-see | An-dree-ay-diss”