In Conversation with Actress and Audiobook Narrator Yetide Badaki

Nigerian-American writer, producer, and actress Yetide Badaki, well known for acting in the TV series This Is Us and American Gods, comes from a family of storytellers. She recalls sitting by the fire as a youth and listening to her elders. “Storytelling is such a part of just being,” she says. “Language and the use of it, […] The post In Conversation with Actress and Audiobook Narrator Yetide Badaki first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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