John Corey Whaley

John Corey Whaley grew up in Louisiana. His debut novel, Where Things Come Back, was the 2012 winner of the Michael L. Printz and the William C. Morris Awards. You can learn more about him at JohnCoreyWhaley.com and follow him on Twitter: @Corey_Whaley.

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Where Things Come Back

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Good writing is never forced.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I have an annoying tendency to correct peoples' grammar. I try to restrain it, but I often fail.

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

A. I'd like to be walking across the Brooklyn Bridge.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Tornados. And Sharks. And also being buried alive.

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

A. Well, I'm a teacher, so I should say "teaching". Okay, we'll go with that...

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