A. Mt.Eden High in Hayward,CA, San Francisco State University and New York University
A. Four-way tie between Stevie Wonder, Steely Dan, John Coltrane, and Christian Scott
A. In the Heat of the Night
A. A providential journey of love, faith and imagination.
A. Discipline before Optimism
A. my wife
A. To be polyglottal--I'm talking about at least ten languages.
A. Easy Rawlins
A. The Judge from Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian
A. Integrity, intelligence, and sense of humor
A. Embrace revision and learn from rejection.