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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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Good writing is never forced.

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

A. Pizza. It would definitely be pizza.

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

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

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

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

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "Casimir Pulaski Day" by Sufjan Stevens, "Hey Jude" by the Beatles, "Staring at the Sun" by TV on the Radio, "Nocturne in C-Sharp Minor" by Frederick Chopin, and "Cliquot" by Beirut.

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