My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. An honest story is the only story worth telling.
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. Joan Didion, Truman Capote, Frank Rich, Derek Jarman, Patricia Morrisroe.
Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
A. 1. "One Christmas" (Capote) 2. "Mapplethorpe: A Biography" (Morrisroe) 3. "Modern Nature" (Jarman) 4. "The White Album" (Didion) 5. "Ghost Light: A Memoir" (Rich)
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. "Mapplethorpe: A Biography"