12: ‘Children of Blood and Bone’: Live with Tomi Adeyemi
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September 18, 2018
This week’s episode is a real treat! Books & Rhymes, PostColonialChild and BookShyBooks are in Bristol with Tomi Adeyemi, the amazing author of our unanimous favourite and highly recommended book, ‘Children of Blood and Bone’! We discuss: - Reimagining reality in fantasy fiction. - The inspiration behind the bookgasmic cover of ‘Children of Blood and Bone’ - Racial characterisations in the genre and whitewashing in literary adaptations. - The importance of African mythology and Brazil in ‘Children of Blood and Bone’. - The socio-cultural impact of Children of Blood and Bone, and readers responses to it. - Navigating the publishing industry as a debut author - including advice for writers. Continue the conversation on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #NotAnotherBook