You really have to swim down into yourself when you’re writing, which is why people confuse it all with mental illness.
I just knew that, as a black woman, if I wanted to write, I needed some credentials.
At the heart of all young adult literature is this equation: belonging + power = identity.
Dive into the dream and the unconscious ocean. Steal without guilt.
I like when the world is strange enough that you really have to pay attention.
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