Tayari Jones

Tayari Jones is the author of four novels, including Silver Sparrow, The Untelling, and Leaving Atlanta. An American Marriage is an Oprah Book Club selection and a New York Times bestseller. She is currently the Shearing Fellow at the Black Mountain Institute at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Michael Chabon says, “Tayari Jones is blessed with vision to see through to the surprising and devastating truths at the heart of ordinary lives, strength to wrest those truths free, and a gift of language to lay it all out, compelling and clear.”