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’s your greatest flaw?

A. I worry a lot.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Being reliable, nurture, a sense of humor.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My creativity?

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

A. Warm apple pie with cold vanilla bean ice cream.

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