John Corey Whaley

John Corey Whaley grew up in Louisiana. His debut novel, Where Things Come Back, was the 2012 winner of the Michael L. Printz and the William C. Morris Awards. You can learn more about him at JohnCoreyWhaley.com and follow him on Twitter: @Corey_Whaley.

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Where Things Come Back

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Good writing is never forced.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I'd like to be a travel writer.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Tornados. And Sharks. And also being buried alive.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Harper Lee-for writing a book that will never cease to be of vast importance.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Edgar Allan Poe-but only because we're both writers and we share the same birthday.

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