She was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and graduated with a B.A. from Harvard University magna cum laude in 1990.
Farai Chideya: Kiss the Sky
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. keep it simple; keep it moving
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. chocolate. or maybe a dog.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Hannibal. "Don't take the elephants!"
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. in a kitchen, cooking with my family