interview by vanessa willoughby
What's your most used emoji? The heart emoji
Who is your favorite literary outsider?My friends who will all soon not be literary outsiders: Jose Olivarez, Jamila Woods, Eve Ewing, Aziza Barnes, the list goes on.
A famous director decides to make a movie of your life. Who do you choose and why?Ava DuVernay
You're going to be the official curator for a new museum focused on black womanhood. Name three artists you would include?Kameelah Janan Rasheed, E. Jane, Krista Franklin.
Name the last time you truly felt free---where, when and why?Not sure, but I was probably surrounded by Black folks.
Your favorite breakfast cereal growing up?Fruit Loops
What's in Blue Ivy's Burn Book?All of her haters.
If you could make a new American Girl doll, who would she be?I'd design a doll that could be named after the owner. The theme would be Carefree Black Girl.
Favorite Beyonce video look?The 7/11 white lace lingerie.
Who will survive in America? Black people. I believe that we will win. Might not be in my lifetime, but we will.