"Home" finds Kossi Komla-Ebri between places and identities, cultures and languages, expectations and realities, Europe and Africa. Across these eleven short stories, Komla-Ebri crosses genres and borders with an expansiveness that welcomes readers into an ever increasing interconnected world and all the struggles that come with it.
About the Author
Marie Orton is Professor of Italian at Brigham Young University. Her English translation of Kossi Komla-Ebri's "Imbarazzismi and Nuovi imbarazzismi" was published as "EmbaRACEments: Daily Embarrassments in Black and White . . . and Color" in 2019. She recently co-edited "Contemporary Italian Diversity in Critical and Fictional Narratives" (Farleigh Dickinson UP, 2021) with Graziella Parati and Ron Kubati. She is currently researching the intersections of migration and constructed cultural memory in the medium of museums.