In this new installment of The Broads Talk Books With, we talk to Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah! We recommended his short story collection, Friday Black, in our very first episode.
Nana talks about inviting harsh student feedback, fans bursting into tears, his epic first meeting with Zadie Smith, and more.
In The Broads Talk Books With, we talk to some of our favorite authors, and nerd out about books. We've talked to Alex Marzano-Lesnevich, Andrea Lawlor, Jeannie Vanasco, Mona Awad, Mathieu Cailler, and more! Hit subscribe now in your favorite podcast player, and every episode of this bonus series will come to you direct, like magic.
Favorite books and authors as a kid and teen:
Books on his TBR pile:
Sister Outsider, Audre Lorde (and check out Noname Book Club)
Books that have surprised Nana recently:
Authors and works that inspired Friday Black:
Authors and books Nana demands everyone read:
Stakes is High: Life After the American Dream, Mychal Denzel Smith
Current pop culture obsessions: