August 21, 2016: Bridgett M. Davis — originally aired February 1, 2015
Dr. Brenda Greene talks with author Bridgett M. Davis about her most recently published book, Into the Go-Slow. Davis’s debut novel, Shifting through Neutral, was a finalist for the 2005 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Into the Go-Slow is the story of twenty-one-year-old Angie who is consumed by thoughts of the death of her sister, Ella, who died years earlier in Nigeria. On impulse, Angie travels to Lagos and begins to retrace Ella’s steps and uncovers some harsh truths. Davis’s intimate tale captures the pain of living vicariously and the exhilaration of finding yourself.
Dr. Brenda Greene’s Interview with award-winning novelist, Bridgett M Davis, on February 21, 2015. They discussed her book “Into the Go-Slow,” being black in America, loss, identity, grief, sisterhood, cultural conflicts and the writing process for biographical fiction novel-writing.