Africa offers rich, exciting, and enduring tales for young U.S. readers. Three authors of books for children and young adults—a storyteller, a poet, and a novelist—reveal the ways the African continent inspires their work and influences their identities as writers. An exploration of craft, archetypes, and dilemmas in writing for young people. Featuring Baba Wagué Diakité, Marilyn Nelson, and Nnedi Okorafor.