Who the Hell’s Benefiting From all of This Animus, Anyway?: Malcolm Hansen Gives Us a Peek Behind the Curtains of His Debut Novel, They Come in All Colors #authorinterview #interview #thesouth #racelines

For those of us who have grown up in the South, and for those of us who’ve only heard lore about it, comes a unique novel from a brilliant new voice in the literary scene, Malcolm Hansen. From the difficulties of finding your way toward adulthood to the navigating of complicated racial lines in America, … More Who the Hell’s Benefiting From all of This Animus, Anyway?: Malcolm Hansen Gives Us a Peek Behind the Curtains of His Debut Novel, They Come in All Colors #authorinterview #interview #thesouth #racelines

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

Magic Meets Humanity, Resilience Meets Reality – Chloe Benjamin Tackles the Ultimate Life Question: How We Handle Mortality

Chloe Benjamin’s magically poignant new novel, The Immortalists, hits the shelves everywhere January 2018! The rising new literary star stopped in at The Navi Review to discuss all things bookish and — dare I say it? — existentialist. Read here as the author we’d all love to know, of the novel we can’t wait to … More Magic Meets Humanity, Resilience Meets Reality – Chloe Benjamin Tackles the Ultimate Life Question: How We Handle Mortality

The Jekyll & Hyde & Various Sides of Writer Joy Lanzendorfer

To start the New Year of 2018 off with a BANG, if you’re looking for a dynamic writer you may not have encountered yet, look no further, for Joy Lanzendorfer is here! From short stories to blogging, photography to non-fiction articles, she shares her writing experiences with us here at The Navi Review. Oh, and … More The Jekyll & Hyde & Various Sides of Writer Joy Lanzendorfer

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