Marina Budhos

Marina Budhos is the author of such books as Ask Me No Questions, Tell Us We're Home, and Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers. She has received an EMMA (Exceptional Merit Media Award) and a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award for women writers. Ms. Budhos has been a Fulbright Scholar in India, has given talks throughout the country and abroad, and has taught at several universities and colleges. She is currently an associate professor of English at William Paterson University. She lives with her husband and fellow Atheneum author, Marc Aronson, and their two sons in Maplewood, New Jersey. You can visit her online at marinabudhos.com.
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Tell Us We're Home by Marina Budhos is a moving and thought-provoking story about the other side of the American dream.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Take the long view.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who are rigid in their opinions.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Writing and working on the ground to change people's lives.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Dying. I'm one of those people who wants to live forever.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Satan in Paradise Lost

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