John Corey Whaley

John Corey Whaley grew up in Louisiana. His debut novel, Where Things Come Back, was the 2012 winner of the Michael L. Printz and the William C. Morris Awards. You can learn more about him at JohnCoreyWhaley.com and follow him on Twitter: @Corey_Whaley.

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Travis Coates has a good head…on someone else’s shoulders. A touching, hilarious, and wholly original coming-of-age story from John Corey Whaley, author of the Printz and Morris Award–winning Where Things Come Back.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Good writing is never forced.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Open-mindedness.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I tend to find humor in almost everything-even when I shouldn't.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I'd like to be a travel writer.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Aside from getting my first novel published, I'd say my greatest achievement has been teaching public school for five years without freaking out.

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