Ladies in Lagos: Chibundu Onuzo Chats With Me About Her New Novel, Welcome to Lagos

Paperback, 368 pages Published January 7th 2017 by Faber & Faber Deep in the Niger Delta, officer Chike Ameobi deserts the army and sets out on the road to Lagos. He is soon joined by a wayward private, a naive militant, a vulnerable young woman and a runaway middle-class wife. The shared goals of this unlikely … More Ladies in Lagos: Chibundu Onuzo Chats With Me About Her New Novel, Welcome to Lagos

A Heart in Two Homelands: Elaine Neil Orr Opens Up About How Being White in the 1960s American South and Nigeria Influenced her Novel, Swimming Between Worlds

In place of our usual Wednesdays in Publishing post, this week we have a phenomenal name in Southern writing stopping in to chat with us! Elaine Neil Orr, author of the lovely book pictured here, Swimming Between Worlds, “chats” with me about what it was like growing up in both Nigeria and the American South as … More A Heart in Two Homelands: Elaine Neil Orr Opens Up About How Being White in the 1960s American South and Nigeria Influenced her Novel, Swimming Between Worlds

A Voice for America: Sam Graham-Felsen Speaks Candidly On Reflecting the Turbulence of American Culture Through the Eyes of Middle Schoolers

Hardcover, 301 pages Published January 2nd 2018 by Random House If you haven’t heard Sam Graham-Felsen’s name around everywhere yet, you definitely will soon. With the release of his debut fiction novel, Green, Graham-Felsen has hit the literary scene as a new and thought-provoking voice for 2018 — a forceful voice that commands attention. But, he’s used … More A Voice for America: Sam Graham-Felsen Speaks Candidly On Reflecting the Turbulence of American Culture Through the Eyes of Middle Schoolers

Francesca Hornak Muses on her Journey to Seven Days of Us

Hardcover, 368 pages Published October 17th 2017 by Berkley Books Hey Navi Review Friends & Followers! Seven Days of Us hits the bookstores TODAY, and Francesca Hornak has stopped by to tell us more about her journey to writing and completing her debut novel, Seven Days of Us! This witty author has crossed over from article writing to offering … More Francesca Hornak Muses on her Journey to Seven Days of Us

Sarah Schmidt Pulls the Curtain Back on her Debut Novel, See What I Have Done

Hardcover, 328 pages Published August 1st 2017 by Atlantic Monthly Press (first published March 28th 2017) Hey Navi Review Followers! See What I Have Done hit the shelves a couple months back to rave reviews and more than a little press! Everywhere I looked, I saw this book–and its very talented, very candid author, Sarah Schmidt. After reading and … More Sarah Schmidt Pulls the Curtain Back on her Debut Novel, See What I Have Done