Author Revealed

About David Gordon

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 2/16

Q. Previous occupations

A. Editor. Copywriter. Ghostwriter. Teacher. Tutor. Temp. Screenwriter. Shipping clerk. Office drone. Laborer. Co-owner of a high-fashion women's line. Pornographer.

Q. Favorite job

A. Foot messenger. I was invisible, I walked around New York all day and read in between trips.

Q. High school and/or college

A. Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville NY and then grad school at Columbia.

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. Books. Movies. Music. Sleep. Food. Friendship. Sex. Love?

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. It is pouring out right now, and I'm sleepy, so I'd say under my blanket with a book in my hands or on a beach with a book shielding my face from the sun.

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

A. Painting. Speaking other languages. Playing music.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Staying alive this long.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. My strange and relentless brain.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. My strange and relentless brain.

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

A. Me, with fewer debts and a bigger apartment.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Novelist.

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

A. Chocolate.