Marta Acosta

Marta Acosta received a degree in English literature and creative writing from Stanford University. She is a regular contributor to The San Francisco Chronicle and the Contra Costa Newspapers. Her debut novel, Happy Hour at Casa Dracula, was a Book Sense Pick.

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Happy Hour at Casa Dracula

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Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. My favorite pet pea is the Fruit of the Loom pea in his green felt costume. I love those guys!

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. I asked my husband, but he doesn't recall.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Benjamin Franklin, because I've beeen shocked by electricity, too.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Just one? Speaking Esperanto, in case we achieve world peace and want to communicate with a common language.

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