Writer Staceyann Chin: Off The Shelf
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. If we do not speak, who will?
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. At home, with a little person who calls me mummy.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. A well written book.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. I would ask Harriet Tubman how she managed to keep going- no matter the black-out spells, the dogs they sent, the unwilling and frightened slaves- she kept going. I would want to know how she stayed on course.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Remaining sane.