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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My Notorious Life

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Kate Manning: What Are You Reading?

Kate Manning's latest read provokes the question: What makes the Irish such brilliant writers?

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Just. Really. Fierce.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. You have to ask? You don't know? Don't you see that right away?

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Evil Ann Coulter and her employers, from His Dark Materials trilogy, by Phillip Pullman

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. That is a question only others can answer.

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