Arlaina Tibensky

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Keek’s life was totally perfect….Keek and her boyfriend just had their Worst Fight Ever; her best friend heinously betrayed her; her parents are divorcing; and her mom’s across the country caring for her newborn cousin, who may or may not make it home from the hospital. To top it all off, Keek’s got the plague. (Well, the chicken pox.) Now she’s holed up at her grandmother’s technologically barren house until further notice. Not quite the summer...

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. The only things you will regret are the things you didn't do'

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. What a cruel question. These are in no particular order: Hey, by The Pixes, The Money Song from Cabaret (the Alan Cumming version), Vicious by Lou Reed, Stand and Deliver by Adam Ant, and Blister in the Sun by The Violent Femmes. Each one of those songs makes me feel like the strongest version of myself that there is. They were all on the playlist for AND THEN THINGS FALL APART.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I sometimes forget to listen to my wise, loving, fearless inner voices and only listen to the mean, undermining, and insecure ones.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. To live and not need to sleep.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Frida Kahlo

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