Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Steadfastness. Sincerity. Level-headedness.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Ahmad’s Blues By Miles Davis, Lifetime by Maxwell, Afro Blue by Robert Glasper Experiment, Closer by Goapele, Charlie “Bird” Parker’s ‘Round Midnight
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Epic writer sitting in an opulent study in the mountains, churning out masterpieces.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I love cooking and gardening. A savory dish where all the spices come together the way I wanted and a table full of flowers clipped from my own garden is a perfect day in my mind.