JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Soltreu, author of Dreams Deferred
“Dreams Deferred” is a heart-wrenching story about the pursuit of dreams and how they come alive through endless journeys and struggles. With every obstacle, there is a lesson and a victory.
Darren Wright is a young Black man from Detroit, Michigan, with a passion to move to New York City and become a famous painter. An unexpected blessing may get him there, but delays and tragedies cause Darren to question his future.
After doing six years in prison for selling drugs, Darren is eager to face the world as an asset. The theme for “Dreams Deferred” is the author’s vision of the Circle of Life. “We need to pull the other up in order to make it” is her belief.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “Dreams Deferred“?
Soltreu: In 2008, I was dating a teacher/painter, Darnell Green, who challenged me to write a story based on some form of urban plight. “Dreams Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Soltreu, author of Dreams Deferred