It’s been an interesting few weeks. It started on my birthday when I found out that Junot Diaz curated a list for Audible and recommended The Jumbies. That was a pleasant surprise. A further surprise was when he posted a recommended list of authors on Facebook and tagged me.
Naturally, I said thank you.
A couple of weeks later, a friend tagged me on Twitter to say that Winston Duke was spotted reading The Jumbies, and she sent me a couple of photos.
Then my husband found the video on YouTube. (It’s a TMZ clip.)
Duke responded, so I told him about the sequel.
I also got an email recently stating that a civil rights activist who is the subject of my next work of nonfiction (details to come), would be reading my manuscript this week.
That’s a whole lot of Caribbean (mostly Trinidadian) goodness packed into a short span.
So…it’s been an interesting (and quite unusual, but very enjoyable) few weeks.