My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. An honest story is the only story worth telling.
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. Joan Didion, Truman Capote, Frank Rich, Derek Jarman, Patricia Morrisroe.
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. "Mapplethorpe: A Biography"
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. Oh, come on -- modesty forbids!