Shaun David Hutchinson

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Shaun David Hutchinson is the author of numerous books for young adults, including The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley, which won the Florida Book Awards’ Gold Medal in the Young Adult category and was named to the ALA’s 2015 Rainbow Book List, the anthology Violent Ends, which received a starred review from VOYA, and We Are the Ants, which received five starred reviews and was named a best book of January 2016 by,, Publishers Weekly, and iBooks. He lives in South Florida with his partner and adorably chubby dog, and enjoys Doctor Who, comic books, and yelling at the TV. Visit him at 

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Books by this Author

At the Edge of the Universe
We Are the Ants
The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley
Violent Ends
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Carpe Mortediem! (Seize the Deathday!)

Q. What do you regret most?

A. That I didn't say yes more often.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. A fresh cup of coffee, an awesome book, my friends and family, and new episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Boulder, Colorado.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Hometown Glory by Adele, So Right by Dave Matthews, Oh! Sweet Nuthin' by The Velvet Underground, Malibu by Courtney Love, Breathe Me by Sia.

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