Monica Holloway

Monica Holloway is the critically acclaimed author of the memoir Driving with Dead People. She has contributed to the anthology Mommy Wars, from which her essay "Red Boots and Cole Haans" was described by Newsday as "brilliant, grimly hilarious." She lives in Los Angeles with her family.

Books by this Author

Cowboy & Wills
Driving with Dead People


Cowboy & Wills: A Remarkable Little Boy and the Puppy That Changed His Life

Critically-acclaimed author Monica Holloway shares the extraordinary, touching story of Cowboy, the golden retriever puppy who changed her son's life.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. SLOW DOWN. (I repeat this several times a day in my head, but I never do it.)

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Someone talking while I'm watching a movie.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Not trusting myself.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. The Way by Neil Young, You're the Top sung by Louis Armstrong, Tom Traubert's Blues sung by Tom Waits, My Back Pages covered by Tom Corwin & Tim Hockenberry, Wrapped in my Memory by Shawn Smith, At Long Last Love sung by Sinatra

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Integrity, loyalty and humor

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