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. Which living person do you most admire?
A. Too many to list. Alice Walker. Dorothy Allison. Frances Goldin. Bell Hooks.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. A good book- or a good episode of Law & Order, or a good, sad movie. A cold night. Hot tea- maybe a glass of red wine. Someone who is comfortable with both silence and noise. Repeat throughout my life.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. Negotiate. Navigate. Notion. With particiular reference to...
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. A well written book.