Uwem Akpan's Faith and Fiction
- What role did Uwem Akpan's faith play in the creation of his book?
- What inspired Akpan to write these particular stories? Did he know children like these characters?
- What was Akpan's childhood like? What about the storytelling that takes place in his village?
- How long did it take him to write the stories in Say You're One of Them?
- Akpan has said in other interviews that fiction allows us to "sit for a while with people we would rather not meet." What does he mean by that?
- What are some of Akpan's favorite books? When he's not writing, what does he enjoy doing?
- Does Akpan have any advice for aspiring writers?