Micol Ostow

Micol Ostow is half Puerto Rican, half Jewish, half student, half writer, half chocolate, half peanut butter. When she is under deadline, she is often half asleep. She believes that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts except in the case of Chubby Hubby ice cream. She lives in New York City where she reads, runs, and drinks way too much coffee. Learn more at www.micolostow.com.

Books by this Author

Gettin' Lucky
Crush du Jour
30 Guys in 30 Days
Fashionista

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia."--E.L. Doctorow

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Whatever my hipster brother has loaded onto my ipod most recently. Lately I've been listening to a lot of Regina Spektor.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. It's always changing depending on what I've read lately. I was blown away by THE HUNGER GAMES and Katniss. Wasn't everyone? I also loved Tabitha of the upcoming PURE.

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

A. Teaching and editing, or some combination thereof. Both take me out of my own head and enhance my work.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. I don't know that I identify with her per se, but I grew up reading the "Little House" stories and I was fascinated by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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