The Second Annual Novel Tea Featuring Yaa Gyasi: Homegoing

Wednesday, March 29th from 12 noon to 2 p.m.
Wee Burn Country Club
410 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd, Darien, CT

Benefactor tables are currently available for purchase at $2,500. Guests at Benefactor tables will be invited to a private meet-and-greet pre-reception with Yaa Gyasi from 11:30 a.m. to 12 noon, and receive a signed copy of Homegoing. Each Benefactor table host will receive a picture of their guests with Yaa Gyasi. Single tickets will go on sale, pending availability, in February.

Yaa Gyasi is a recipient of the National Book Foundation's 2016 "5 Under 35" Award, and was just named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 List.


“Homegoing is an inspiration.”

—Ta-Nehisi Coates

All funds raised from the Novel Tea luncheon will be dedicated to Darien Library resources, including technology, purchasing new books and supporting programs and guest speakers.

For more information, please contact the Darien Library Administrative Office at 203-669-5220.

Yaa Gyasi


  • A New York Times 2016 Notable Book
  • One of Oprah’s 10 Favorite Books of 2016
  • NPR’s Debut Novel of the Year
  • One of Buzzfeed’s Best Fiction Books Of 2016
  • One of Time’s Top 10 Novels of 2016
  • 2017 John Leonard Prize
  • 2017 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction Finalist

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