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Vera Brosgol

Vera Brosgol

Vera Brosgol was born in Moscow, Russia, and emigrated with her family to the United States as a child. She has a degree in Classical Animation and currently works as a storyboard artist at Laika, Inc. Her work can be seen in the film Coraline. She is the author and illustrator of the book Anya's Ghost.

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    Anya's new BFF isn't kidding about the 'forever' part of things. . . .

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Eight Questions for Vera Brosgol
 
What’s your favorite book?
 Lolita's really good. That's my classy answer. My non-classy answer is the Scott Pilgrim series.
 
If you were shipwrecked on a desert island, what one piece of media would you take with you?  If it isn’t your favorite book, explain how you came to this peculiar decision.  
My Nintendo DS. With no one to talk to I'd probably really appreciate the social interaction provided by the Brain Age guy. And my Animal Crossing friends.
 
What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?
Coffee.
 
How are you planning to survive the zombie apocalypse?
I do not plan to survive the zombie apocalypse.
 
What’s your favorite word?
Pancakes. Hopefully preceded by "would you like some".
 
If you suddenly fell into a dimensional vortex and ended up in 1529, what profession would you adopt?
As a lady I'm not sure what my options would be. I'd be pretty happy being a cook. Or spinning yarn.
 
Black or white?  Cats or dogs?  Apples or oranges?  Robots or vampires?
Neither, both, apples, vampires.
 
What’s the worst fortune cookie advice you ever got?  Did you take it?  
"It is not in your nature to give." I'm hurt, fortune cookie. No soup for you.
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Anya's Ghost

written & illustrated by Vera Brosgol

Anya could really use a friend. But her new BFF isn’t kidding about the “Forever” part . . . Of all the things Anya expected to find at the bottom of an old...

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