Aminah Mae Safi, debut author of NOT THE GIRLS YOU’RE LOOKING FOR, talks about writing hangry characters, trying to make fetch happen in a book, how fantasy stories hold an inherent appeal to children of immigrants, and how artists have to have batshit belief in themselves.
Aminah Mae Safi Show Notes
Lauren Anderson (first black female ballet dancer, in Houston)
The Never-Ending Story (movie)
Mean Girls (movie)