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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Happy Hour at Casa Dracula

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Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Benjamin Franklin, because I've beeen shocked by electricity, too.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. My fantasy profession is being a successful writer. It's a remarkably vivid fantasy --- I even imagine that my novels are on bookshelves. I'm considering stalking myself, but I don't know if I really can commit the time and effort.

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’s your greatest flaw?

A. My greatest flaw is not being able to answer questions seriously.

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