Courtney Sheinmel

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Courtney Sheinmel is the author of All the Things You Are, Sincerely, Positively, and My So-Called Family. She graduated with honors from Barnard College, part of Columbia University, and attended Fordham University School of Law. Courtney lives, works, and writes in New York City. Visit her at

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Books by this Author

All the Things You Are
My So-Called Family


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Try to be one of those people on whom nothing is lost. - Henry James

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

A. It is freezing cold outside, so I would like to be somewhere warm, like maybe Cancun or Tahiti.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Being with friends

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Loss

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. My sister says it's that I'm not into dogs


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