Amy Shearn

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Amy Shearn is the author of How Far Is the Ocean from Here. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa and the University of Minnesota’s MFA program. Her work has appeared in The Millions, Poets & Writers, The L Magazine, Opium, and Five Chapters, and she writes for Oprah.com and RedbookMag.com. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children. Visit her online at AmyShearnWrites.com.

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The Mermaid of Brooklyn

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Why am I so tired?"

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I feel so lucky to be living the life I lead. That said, I've been known to envy cats.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Paris. I'd somehow be on a really cute bicycle, wearing a perfect scarf. And I'd magically know French.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Coffee. Because then you don't even need food.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Humbert Humbert, the disturbed bard of Lolita.

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