Iâ€™ve been a big fan of Helen Oyeyemi for a long time. When I first read Boy, Snow, Bird, I immediately looked it up on Audible to see who narrated it. Helen’s characters are so rich and complex, her language so nuanced and playful and precise, that I knew her writing would be a gift for any actor, and wonderful to cast. I was so jealous not to have produced her books on audio! We finally brought the audio editions of Helen Oyeyemiâ€™s work in-house with Gingerbread, and I was prepared to fight off the rest of my team to get to be her producer. Read more
In this episode of This Is the Author, meet Helen Oyeyemi, author of Gingerbread; Halle Butler, author of The New Me; and Chris Bohjalian, author of Wingspan. Itâ€™s a rare treat when fiction authors step behind the mic to read their written words aloudâ€”and, luckily, each of these authors had a blast! Plus, discover which famous (classic) author has the best gingerbread recipe.
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