My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. An honest story is the only story worth telling.
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. Oh, come on -- modesty forbids!
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. Joan Didion, Truman Capote, Frank Rich, Derek Jarman, Patricia Morrisroe.
Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
A. 1. "One Christmas" (Capote) 2. "Mapplethorpe: A Biography" (Morrisroe) 3. "Modern Nature" (Jarman) 4. "The White Album" (Didion) 5. "Ghost Light: A Memoir" (Rich)