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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Travis Coates has a good head…on someone else’s shoulders. A touching, hilarious, and wholly original coming-of-age story from John Corey Whaley, author of the Printz and Morris Award–winning Where Things Come Back.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Good writing is never forced.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Kindness, open-mindedness, and a good sense of humor.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I tend to find humor in almost everything-even when I shouldn't.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. The Misfit from Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find".

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

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

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