Where are you from?
Who are your favorite writers?
Denis Johnson; Cormac McCarthy; Lawrence Weschler; Saul Bellow; Nabokov; Philip Roth; Melville; Faulkner;
What is the single best piece of advice anyone ever gave you?
If you want to be a writer, don't think about a back-up plan: back yourself up against a cliff.
What is your favorite quote?
"Do not hurry, do not rest."—Goethe
What is the question most commonly asked by your readers? What is the answer?
Q: How do you really know what your characters are thinking inside?
A: I ask them, or read their diaries.
What inspired you to write your first book?
Where do you write?
In bed. At cafes that play really loud music.