Pageturners, Schoolcraft College’s book discussion club recently hosted a special Meet the Author event with Rajah E. Smart, author of Black Rain. Mr. Smart discussed the book, what inspired the story and insights into his writing process with students, faculty, staff and the community in attendance.
Set in Detroit on a winter’s night in 2012, Black Rain explores issues of race, relationships, and love. A fender bender leaves a young man and woman waiting for the arrival of the police. Two strangers who are culturally different but otherwise similar in their stations in life, Julian and Olivia are forced to come face to face with preconceived ideas of each other.