Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor is the author of the novel Dust, which was shortlisted for the Folio Prize. Winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, she has twice received an Iowa International Writers’ Program Fellowship. Her work has appeared in McSweeney’s and other publications, and she has most recently been a fellow at both the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study in South Africa and the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. She lives in Nairobi, Kenya.