I am 26 years old. I’ll be 27 in a week.
Where are you from:
I am originally from Washington D.C.
Where do you live:
Brooklyn, New York
I work at Rag and Bone clothing store and the other thing I do for the other half of my living is write books for Harper Collins
What are your books about:
I write a lot for young adult and urban kids. Urban novels for kids.
100 Years from now what do you want to be remembered for:
I want to be remembered for my contribution to the literary arts as somebody who wrote for the urban child, the Black kid in urban America and in other urban communities in the world, telling their stories with grace and dignity and honesty and truth without having it straddle the line of ignorance and brute animalistic carnality as so many people have depicted them…