” Children of color need a mirror to see themselves in. And then people who don’t have that experience, they need a window. They need a really personalized way to see what people who are different from them are going through. “


” I spent 12 years of my life writing stories without black people. That’s insane to me. It’s insane that I could have believed in magical portals and dragons and all that stuff, but to believe a black person could be experiencing those things was unimaginable. “


” In terms of people who want to be writers, I wish more people knew how much work it was. “


” The power of fantasy is that you can make people understand the deeper realities of our world in a way that they wouldn’t normally be able to because of all the things in our world that closes them off. “


” You need a community to succeed. In the back of every book is an acknowledgments page full of all the people it took to get that writer to the book you’re holding. “



All 5 Tomi Adeyemi Quotes about People in picture


Children of color need a mirror to see themselves in. And then people who don
I spent 12 years of my life writing stories without black people. That


In terms of people who want to be writers, I wish more people knew how much work it was.
The power of fantasy is that you can make people understand the deeper realities of our world in a way that they wouldn
You need a community to succeed. In the back of every book is an acknowledgments page full of all the people it took to get that writer to the book you
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