Interview with Tayari Jones (2002)
This was my very first television interview. Look how young I was! The topic was my first novel, LEAVING ATLANTA, which was about my experiences growing up during the Atlanta Child Murders.
Tayari Jones was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia where she spent most of her childhood with the exception of the one year she and her family spent in Nigeria, West Africa. Although she has not lived in her hometown for over a decade, much of her writing...