Sarah Elizabeth Schantz

Sarah Elizabeth Schantz grew up in a bookstore named The Rue Morgue—one of the first mystery bookstores in the US. She is an accomplished short-storyist, with many awards under her belt. Schantz holds an MFA in Writing & Poetics from Naropa University. She currently lives with her family in an old farmhouse on the outskirts of Boulder, Colorado, where they are surrounded by open sky, century-old cottonwoods, coyote, and screech owls. Fig is her first novel.

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Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not being there the moment my mother died.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I worry a lot.

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

A. I'm also a visual artist; here's a link to my Etsy shop:

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Scout from To Kill a Mockingbird.

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