If you haven’t heard about Marley Dias, you have now. She has launched the #1000BlackGirlBooks book drive to collect one thousand books with black girls as the protagonists, which will be donated to a library in St. Mary, Jamaica. Did I mention that she’s eleven years old?
We have written about author and Interview Magazine’s Editor-at-Large Christopher Bollen a fewtimes before. He recently sat down with The Rumpus to discuss his latest work, Orient, mystery novels, and writing. Fun fact: he’s obsessed with Agatha Christie.