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. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Sense of humor, intelligence, and understanding the importance of cars with cup holders.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. It would have to be Fanny Price from "Mansfield Park," because she never takes advantage of her fabulous name.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. It goes without saying that my greatest fears are having a hot latte spill while I'm driving and unleashing a pack of rabid cloned dogs upon the world.

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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