Courtney Sheinmel

Courtney Sheinmel is the author of All the Things You Are, Sincerely, Positively, and My So-Called Family. She graduated with honors from Barnard College, part of Columbia University, and attended Fordham University School of Law. Courtney lives, works, and writes in New York City. Visit her at www.courtneysheinmel.com.

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Novelist Courtney Sheinmel on kids and AIDS

Teen novelist Courtney Sheinmel shares her reasons for writing POSITIVELY and MY SO CALLED FAMILY two books targeting tough topics like AIDS and adoption.

My Life in 8 Words

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Courtney Sheinmel
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Try to be one of those people on whom nothing is lost. - Henry James

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. It is freezing cold outside, so I would like to be somewhere warm, like maybe Cancun or Tahiti.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Atticus Finch

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. loyalty, kindness, perseverance

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Being in close proximately to all my favorite people; hanging out and enjoying their company, along with good food; and having a place of my own to go to when I want to sit and write.

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