Here are two author Q & A’s to get you thinking about next week:
My Summer of Southern Discomfort is Stephanie Gayle’s first novel. This Somerville, Massachusetts native is a MIT Administrative Assistant at Massachusetts Institute of Technology by day and a writer by night; although she likes to think of writing as her full-time job. Stephanie has a great sense of humor, my guess, without even trying. I’m sure you’ll enjoy her interview as much as I did.
Toronto, Ontario native Catherine Bush has three novels under her belt, the latest being Claire’s Head. All three of her books have won awards. She has had the opportunity to teach what she loves at a wide array of Universities, including Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec), the University of Florida, Humber School for Writers (Toronto, Ontario), the University of Guelph (Guelph, Ontario), McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario ), the University of New Brunswick and the University of Alberta. Currently, Catherine alternates writing full-time with teaching Creative Writing for the University of British Columbia’s low-residency MFA program. She has been writing stories since she could string sentences together. When she finds the time, she likes to spoil her standard poodle with dog agility classes.