Author Interview - Jennifer Chiaverini
Author I draw inspiration from: Mary Doria Russell. Her characterization, plotting, and ability to bring a time and place to life are amazing.
Favorite place to read a book: On a comfortable sofa in my living room.
Book character I’d like to be stuck in an elevator with: Hermione Granger, because after a lovely conversation about books, she could apparate us out of there.
The moment I knew I wanted to become an author: From childhood, for as long as I can remember. Ever since I learned to read, I’ve wanted to share stories with other readers the way my favorite writers shared their stories with me.
Hardback, paperback, ebook or audiobook: Hardback
The last book I read: Independent People by Halldór Laxness
Pen & paper or computer: Computer
Book character I think I’d be best friends with: Elizabeth Bennett
If I wasn’t an author, I’d be a: Librarian
Favorite era or decade in fashion history: To admire on actors or to wear on a special occasion like a costume ball, I’d choose the Victorian era. For a style I’d have to wear every day, I’d pick the far more practical 1940s.
Place I’d most like to travel: New Zealand
My signature drink: English Breakfast tea with milk
Favorite artist: Van Gogh
Number one on my bucket list: I don’t really have a bucket list, but I hope to keep writing and traveling.
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