“Everyone has a creative spark inside of them.” - Dr. Farah Jasmine Griffin
Today’s bonus featured bestselling author is writer, teacher, scholar, and the William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, Dr. Farah Jasmine Griffin. Dr. Farah and I talk about her latest book, “Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature”, how some of her students inspired her as a professor, and more!!!
Key Things You’ll Learn:
What inspired her book.
What led her to become a college professor.
What lessons she learned from being a professor.
Her process for choosing which titles to highlight in her book.
Her upcoming book projects.
Dr. Farah’s Site: https://www.farahjasminegriffin.com/
The opening track is titled “Set Sail” by Sparks Dynamite. To cop the whole track, click the following link. https://planetastroproductions.bandcamp.com/track/set-sail-intro
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