Kate Manning

Kate Manning is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Whitegirl. A former documentary television producer and winner of two Emmy Awards, she has written for the New York Times, Glamour, and More magazine, among other publications. She has taught writing in the English Department at Bard High School Early College and lives with her family in New York City.

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My Notorious Life

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Try to use good words, like 'slubberdegullion' whenever possible.

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

A. I like a good plate of sauteed spinach. Suits my Puritan anhedonic cult of self-denial.

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

A. It would be fun to be a wizard! Sheez, some stuff would change fast.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Evil Ann Coulter and her employers, from His Dark Materials trilogy, by Phillip Pullman

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. That is a question only others can answer.

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