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New clip about the importance of becoming a writer

Ardain Isma This clip focuses on a previous short piece I wrote about what writing does for writers. Here, I use my own feeling about the role, the self-gratifying feeling, and the sense of dominance that have always dwelled in…
Why did I become a writer?

Ardain Isma Why did you become a writer? This is a question people always ask me, especially when I’m on a book tour or at a book signing. My answer is always the same. I’ve never wanted to become a…
Christine Corrado interviews Ardain Isma

Ardain Isma Last week, I sat down with Christine Corrado, host of the Lipwally Magazine. The conversation took place in the Historic District of Saint Augustine, Florida. Christine was impressed by Midnight at Noon, my newest novel, and she wanted…
A special “Black History Month”

Ardain Isma This year’s Black History Month was commemorated nationwide as if it was a national funeral—for Black America that is. It’s been fifty years already since a single bullet struck down one of the most powerful speakers in American…