Karin Tanabe

Karin Tanabe is the author of The List and a former Politico reporter whose writing has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Newsday, and The Washington Post. A graduate of Vassar College, she lives in Washington, DC.
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Karin Tanabe
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Don't sweat the small stuff!" I'm also a fan of: "Do crazy things with your hair while you still have hair to do it with."

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Kindness, humor and empathy

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Just one? Well, I hate talking things out, I'm stubborn and I can be way too competitive.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I absolutely detest rodents with tails. Weirdly, I'm fine if they don't have tails but rats and possums give me an extreme case of the hebe jebes!

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I try to always see the glass half full.

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