“I was surprised by how much agency my characters seemed to have.” —Francesca Ekwuyasi, author of Butter Honey Pig Bread
The author of When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities traces his origins as a poet.
The author of Horsepower recalls the tricks that helped her revise and assemble her collection.
The author of Horsepower suggests putting aside knowledge and focusing on unlearning.
The author of Horsepower reimagines the bildungsroman to honor the narrative arc of Black childhood.
The author of Horsepower examines and resists the racism and subconscious anxieties that infect the U.S. literary imagination.