America the “Beautiful” Author Interview with Khefa Nosakhere
About the book:
Satire political science action-adventure. The year is 2066. America is staggering through her second Great Depression, the president has been impeached, and an unlikely hero steps in to fill the void.
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About the Author:
Can you tell us more about your book “America the “Beautiful””, what is it about?
It is protest literature against the ever widening U.S. wealth poverty gap
Who do you think would be interested in this book, is it directed at any particular market?
College educated women, progressive African Americans and those around the world who like social – political satire.
It’s obviously futuristic fiction. What set’s America the “Beautiful” out from other books that talk about future states of our world.
What set’s America the “Beautiful” apart from other books is the underhanded humor used to illustrate a very ugly thing- American greed by a select few.
There is a very unlikely hero in America the “Beautiful” can you tell us more about them, and how they happened to be the hero of America?
Gen. Grevious, his early life and backstory will be covered in the second novel of this planned trilogy.
America the “Beautiful” is satire, do you think for those who live outside the USA will understand the humour and still find it an amusing read?
Many outside of the United States will appreciate the underlying humor used to expose the super wealthy and religious hypocrites.
Alongside America the “Beautiful” do you have any other books, or plans to write more?
Yes! Follow me on social media to stay tuned for my upcoming projects!
Tell us more about you? What else do you do when you are not writing?
I love museums, classic TV and film, American football.
(New Orleans Saints – my hometown and the USC Trojans – my alma mater) I plan to start drawing again.
You are a fan of Marvel, and having watched the new Apocalypse film recently I feel I need to ask something along these lines. In your world of America the “Beautiful” which x-men character would be the hero of the story.
Hmm, I guess Wolverine due to his sense of justice.
What inspires you to write, are there people, authors, books or world events that encourage you to share your words?
My main creative inspirations include: Langston Hughes, Chuck D, James Baldwin, Billy Wilder, Maurice White (Founder of Earth, Wind & Fire) Micheal Jackson, A Tribe Called Quest, Stanley Kubrick, Jack Kirby and Stan Lee just to name a few.
Where can our readers find out more about you, do you have a website, or a way to be contacted?