Tayari Jones (ASU English Alumna, MFA 2000), author of Leaving Atlanta and The Untelling, visits with her new novel, Silver Sparrow, which independent booksellers nationwide chose as the #1 Indie Next pick for June 2011.
Tayari answers questions and discusses:
Creating realistic characters
Importance of silver sparrows
Limitations of U.S. Copyright law
Why she wants to keep her day job
The story of how her pre-rejected book was written and published.
Tayari was recorded at Changing Hands Bookstore on July 9th, 2011. changinghands.com/