Carmen Rodrigues

Carmen Rodrigues lives and plays in the great urban wilds of Northern Virginia, where she is a writer by day and an educator by night. She earned her MFA from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. The Universal Laws of Marco is her third young adult novel. Visit her at CarmenRodrigues.com.

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Improbable? Possibly. But impossible? Now that's a whole other story.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. I have too many for a top five, but in no particular order, some favs: 1. Soko's "I could never love you more" 2. Beatles' "Hey Jude" 3. Ella Fitzgerald's "Cheek to Cheek" 4. Otis Redding's "I've been loving you too long." 5. Ida Maria's "Oh my God"

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Giving my sister my stem cells, and that's just blind genetic luck, but if you can, go be a stem cell donor. You could save a life.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Taking the social dynamics of high school way too seriously when I should have been studying.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Writer

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