QA with Jean Alicia Elster
Jean Alicia Elster is the author of the 2014 Michigan Notable Book, The Colored Car. We asked Ms. Elster to share her summer reading list.
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Are there any books that have had a major impact on you as a writer?
Of course. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and Ake: The Years of Childhood by Wole Soyinka, just to name a few.
Do you have any comments about your summer reading list?
My summer list is all fiction. I'm trying to cram in as many fiction titles as possible before I start my next writing project.
What future projects are you planning?
Later this summer I'll start work on the third volume in my fictionalized Ford family saga.