Author Interview - Alex Farivar
Author I draw inspiration from: Hard to just pick one, but some of my favorites are: Charles Bukowski, Albert Camus, Hunter S. Thompson, William S. Burroughs, Cormac McCarthy, Anthony Burgess, and Chuck Palahniuk.
Favorite place to read a book: Alone in my room.
Book character I’d like to be stuck in an elevator with: Tyler Durden.
The moment I knew I wanted to become an author: When I received an “Outstanding” on a short story that I wrote in the sixth grade. My teacher told me that writing might be my calling.
Hardback, paperback, eBook or audiobook: Paperback.
The last book I read: City of Thieves by David Benioff.
Pen & paper or computer: Pen & Paper.
Book character I think I’d be best friends with: Henry Chinaski
If I wasn’t an author, I’d be a: Corpse. I would definitely be dead if I wasn’t a writer. I’m also a stand-up comedian and filmmaker. Art saved my life.
Favorite decade in fashion history: The 1920’s
Place I’d most like to travel: Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
My signature drink: Tequila or Jameson and Ginger Ale
Favorite artist: Stanley Kubrick and Charlie Chaplin
Number one on my bucket list: To give back to my family. A recent check off of my bucket list was being a published author before I turn 30. I published “Rotting” on May 11, 2018 at the age of 29.
Anything else you'd like to add: I’m currently finishing up a fictional novel that I have been working on for three years.
Find more of Alex, here:
Instagram: @alexfuckyoufarivar. I also have some older clips from my stand-up on one of my YouTube accounts. Just type my name: Alex Farivar.