Deb Caletti

Deb Caletti is the award-winning author of more than ten novels, including Honey, Baby, Sweetheart; The Nature of Jade; Stay; and The Story of Us. In addition to being a National Book Award finalist, Deb’s work has gained other distinguished recognition, including the PNBA Best Book Award, the Washington State Book Award, and School Library Journal’s Best Book award, as well as finalist citations for the California Young Reader Medal and the PEN USA Literary Award. She lives with her family in Seattle. You can visit her at DebCaletti.com and become a fan on Facebook.

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Deb Caletti: Fortunes of Indigo Sky

A poignant, funny, uplifting novel by the National Book Award finalist.

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Deb Caletti
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Knowledge is power."

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Oh *&#!" and "Damn it, where is it?!!" and "Get out of there!" (That's to the dog). Also, "Love you," and "Hey sweetie" and "Give it a go, you never know" and "Drive carefully" (see question #5). "You won't believe what happened" is being used a lot lately. So is "Oh, I'm a lucky woman." If the backspace key were a word, that would be in there, too.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. To be the owner of an antiquarian bookstore. One of those stuffed, dusty ones you see that never actually seem to be open for business.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Surgeon (ha). Reading, of course.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Myself, ten years ago. With the insight I have now.

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