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. What’s your greatest fear?

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

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. If I could meet any historical character, I think it would have to be William Shakespeare.  I'd like to ask him a lot, but mostly questions about Macbeth.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Atticus Finch.

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

A. I'd like to see what it's like to be any kind of bird, but just for a few hours or so.

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