Marta Acosta

Marta Acosta received a degree in English literature and creative writing from Stanford University. She is a regular contributor to The San Francisco Chronicle and the Contra Costa Newspapers. Her debut novel, Happy Hour at Casa Dracula, was a Book Sense Pick.

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Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. I don't have one yet, but I hope to clone non-psychopathic dogs and be the world's first Esperanto talk show host.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Just one? Speaking Esperanto, in case we achieve world peace and want to communicate with a common language.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. I admire my husband for his ability to go into a fugue state when I begin to speak.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. You'd have to buy me a drink first to find out, and then I'd lie.

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