Helen Oyeyemi appears in the following:
Thursday, March 05, 2015
The novelist Helen Oyeyemi deconstructs the Snow White story to find the real villain: a mirror that dictates the characters’ identities.
Friday, March 14, 2014
The writer was born in Nigeria; the tale comes from medieval Germany; the setting is a small New England town in the 1950s. Boy, Snow, Bird is Helen Oyeyemi’s fifth novel, and like mo...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Helen Oyeyemi talks about her novel Boy, Snow, Bird. In the winter of 1953, Boy Novak arrives by chance in a small town in Massachusetts, looking for a new life. She marries a local widower and becomes stepmother to his winsome daughter, Snow Whitman. When Bird has a baby who is dark-skinned, exposes the Whitmans as light-skinned African Americans passing for white.
Saturday, July 13, 2013
In I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place Howard Norman recounts his Midwestern boyhood, his travels among Inuit communities in Canada, and a murder-suicide that took place in his house...