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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34 Pieces of You

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34 Pieces of You

Author Carmen Rodrigues discusses her teen novel that tells the story of a young woman's drug overdose through the eyes of those closest to her.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. A pelican. They've got the best beaks in town.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. People say, "My what big eyes you have!" And I say, "Yes, the better to spy on you with."

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Okay, this one's really serious: I'd be a dancer. A ballerina to be specific.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Forgetting to hit save. (And yes, this is my second attempt to complete these questions.)

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