Episode 274: Speak No Evil Author Uzodinma Iweala

Uzodinma Iweala, author of Beasts of No Nation and Speak No Evil, talks to Daniel Ford about writing in longhand, how he built the characters in his new novel, the themes he wanted to explore in Speak No Evil, and why writers need to listen closely to the world.

Photo courtesy of Caroline Cuse
Listen as much as you can. You don’t know where stories are going to come from.
— Uzodinma Iweala

Read our review of Speak No Evil in March's "Books That Should Be On Your Radar." 

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