Teachers have been instrumental to Ayana Mathis, the author of the Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
. She credits her mentor, Pulitzer Prize winner Marilynne Robinson, with giving her three invaluable pieces of advice about writing. Watch as Ayana reveals them to Oprah.
Learn how you can participate in Oprah's Book Club 2.0! Then, tune in Sunday, February 3, at 11 a.m. ET/PT for Oprah's television interview with Ayana Mathis on "Super Soul Sunday."