Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
A. An Equal Music - Vikram Seth
Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
Plain Kate - Erin Bow
The Mists of Avalon - Marion Zimmer Bradley
On the Jellicoe Road - Melina Marchetta
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. Vikram Seth, Helen Humphreys, Thomas Hardy, Roald Dahl, Melina Marchetta, Jane Austen, Franny Billingsley, Meg Rosoff...to start with!
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Ignore trends; write the story in your heart, the story that only you can tell!
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. Definitely THE MISTS OF AVALON by Marion Zimmer Bradley