A. Don't stop believing.
A. I can't think of anything I feel prouder of or more grateful for than publishing this book with Atria.
A. Ooh, that's a good one. Probably the moments right before sleep, snuggled in bed with a book from my enormous nightstand stack--that sort of utter comfort.
A. I think I'm warm and approachable; I love meeting and learning about new people.
A. My grandmother. She wanted to move to Paris to be a writer, but instead fell in love with my grandfather, a student at Yale Divinity School. Though she became a minister's wife, Grandma refused to lose her eccentricity, her open-minded curiosity, or her love of difference. She doesn't agree with the concept of the Eucharist, keeps a massive painting of a nude woman tussling with a snake in the living room, and embraced my mom completely when Mom began to date another woman.