Who is your favourite author of all time? 

Toni Morrison and Barbara Kingsolver
What is your favourite book of all time?
Sula
What book did you enjoy the most in 2022?
Sankofa by Chibundu Onuzo and Orhan Pamuk’s Silent House
What book(s) are you looking forward to reading in 2023?
The best book I have read in 2023 is Demon Cooperhead by Barbara Kingsolver – I read anything she writes, this was her latest offering and it didn’t disappoint
Who is the one author that you would love to meet?
I would have loved to meet Leo Tolstoy so I could hear from him why he killed Anna Karenina, I have questions.
What are you currently reading?
Tons of history books as research for my second novel, currently working through Midnight Trains by Charles van Onselen
What music are you jamming to?
Hermanos Gutierrez, Khruangbin, Robohands and Renaissance
What is the one line in a book you wish you’d written?
“Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood.” – Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
What was the most difficult event in your book to write and why?
Separating Romance from her family and trying to find solace in her lonely existence after her tragic experience- it was difficult to feel her feelings with her.
You see a book on someone’s shelf and you have an immediate bombastic side-eye. What book is it?
Romance novels, the ones that have embracing couples with titles like “Love in the Meadows”. I know it’s a genre that is beloved, but I will quietly give a criminally offensive side eye.????
Who would play you in a movie about your life?
I love anything Thuso Mbedu touches, such a talent.