Courtney Sheinmel

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Courtney Sheinmel is the author of All the Things You Are, Sincerely, Positively, and My So-Called Family. She graduated with honors from Barnard College, part of Columbia University, and attended Fordham University School of Law. Courtney lives, works, and writes in New York City. Visit her at

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Books by this Author

All the Things You Are
My So-Called Family


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Try to be one of those people on whom nothing is lost. - Henry James

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. When I was young I said I wanted to grow up to be a writer, and I did!

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Broadway star

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. When people use derogatory words

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. It would have to be something that included cheese

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