Manyika, Sarah Ladipo
SARAH LADIPO MANYIKA was raised in Nigeria and has lived in Kenya, France, and England. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and teaches literature at San Francisco State University. Her writing includes essays, academic papers, reviews and short stories. In Dependence is her first novel. Sarah sits on the boards of Hedgebrook and San Francisco’s Museum of the African Diaspora and she is this year’s Chair of Judges for the Etisalat Prize for Literature.