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Kate Manning

Kate Manning is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Whitegirl. A former documentary television producer and winner of two Emmy Awards, she has written for the New York Times, Glamour, and More magazine, among other publications. She has taught writing in the English Department at Bard High School Early College and lives with her family in New York City.
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Kate Manning
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Try to use good words, like 'slubberdegullion' whenever possible.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Faster writer. The writer-equivalent of someone who swallows swords. Flaming swords. On a tightrope. Wearing spangles. Upside down.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Just. Really. Fierce.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Dorothy Gale, of Kansas.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Mealy worms in the flour. Again.

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