Sabaa Tahir wrote the popular new Young Adult novel, An Ember in the Ashes
last year. On Word and Film
, she shared some of her inspiration and background as a writer.
“I grew up feeling voiceless and powerless as a kid. I turned to books – fantasy books, in particular – to give me comfort. As I grew up I realized I could find that sense of power and voice if I simply started writing.”
Read more about Sabaa here
and listen to her fantastic interview on Beaks and Geeks