A. Take risks, overextend and always dress the part.
A. Sula, in Toni Morrison's Sula.
A. Reading, Latin/Ballroom dance and Middle Eastern dance.
A. 'Hallelujah' (Leonard Cohen); 'Kiss Me' (Sixpence None The Richer); 'Forever Young' (Joan Baez); 'Like A Prayer' (Madonna); Malaika (Angelique Kidjo)
A Conversation with Ru Freeman
1. A Disobedient Girl is your first published novel, though you’ve published short stories before. How does the process of writing a novel differ from that of writing a short story? What was it like to spend so much time with just one group of characters?
Short stories deal, usually, with a discrete moment and expand or contract to strengthen that particular moment. I can see the margins of a short story; it is like those word...