Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Steadfastness. Sincerity. Level-headedness.
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.
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Epic writer sitting in an opulent study in the mountains, churning out masterpieces.
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