Writer Staceyann Chin: Off The Shelf
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. If we do not speak, who will?
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. A long list of women who have struggled with issues of race, sex, class; Zora Neale Hurston, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Nanny of the Maroons, Virginia Woolfe, Nina Simone...the list is endless.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. At home, with a little person who calls me mummy.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. I regret moments where I have been unkind to people. I try to go back and apologize for those moments when I can.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?