JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Q.B. Wells, author of Blackface: A Novel
(Art Official Media)
To protect his mother, teenager Demitris Zachery a.k.a Black must runaway from his home. Forced to mingle with the worst elements and conditions of urban life, he meets Face, Penny and Zero. Together they fend for the American Dream.
Inevitably, experience provokes Black to observe his friends, his lifestyle and his own aspirations. In his journey of self-discovery, Black must learn how to survive on the streets of Chicago, alter his life decisions or perish in the confusion of life.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the idea and inspiration to write Blackface: A Novel?
Q.B. Wells: I got the idea to write Blackface by reading and learning about minstrels. There were blackface minstrels that performed for white crowds and some that Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Q.B. Wells, author of Blackface: A Novel