Carmen Rodrigues

Carmen Rodrigues earned her MFA in creative writing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She currently lives on the coast of North Carolina. 34 Pieces of You is her second young adult novel. Visit her at CarmenRodrigues.com, or at Facebook.com/ThisIsMyHandstand, and follow her on Twitter at @ThisIsMyHndstnd.

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34 Pieces of You

Author Carmen Rodrigues discusses her teen novel that tells the story of a young woman's drug overdose through the eyes of those closest to her.

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Carmen Rodrigues
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Improbable? Possibly. But impossible? Now that's a whole other story.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Long list: Jane Eyre, Elizabeth Bennet, Bridget Jones, and Charlie from "Perks of being a wallflower"

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Giving my sister my stem cells, and that's just blind genetic luck, but if you can, go be a stem cell donor. You could save a life.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I haven't quite learned how to stop time yet, but I am desperately working on it.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Writer

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