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About Jenny Han

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 9/3

Q. Previous occupations

A. Olive Garden server, bookseller, paid companion

Q. Favorite job

A. paid companion-- it involved a lot of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and brownies and talking about boys.

Q. High school and/or college

A. Governor's School for Government and International Studies, UNC Chapel Hill

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Otis Redding

Q. Favorite movie

A. Almost Famous

Q. Favorite television show

A. My So-Called Life, now and forever

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. I might just be the luckiest girl ever.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. dismemberment

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

A. Hawaii

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Pippi Longstocking

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. delicious!

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. dancing

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I always know what time it is. And I am also verrrry persuasive. So watch out.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Atticus Finch

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Lucifer the cat from Cinderella

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. nail polish namer

Q. How did you come to write Shug?

A. Shug began as a writing exercise in college. The class was called Writing for Children, and my teacher used to put a writing prompt up on the board. I was feeling particularly nostalgic for end of summer days and neighborhood boys.

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