Sunday, June 09, 2024

Q&A with Maggie Auffarth

From my Q&A with Maggie Auffarth, author of Burn It All: A Novel:
How surprised would your teenage reader self be by your new novel?

She’d absolutely be scandalized (I was a pretty sheltered teenager), but I don’t think she’d be surprised. I often joke that every story I’ve ever written explores the same core concept: the relationship between two people, one driven by sadness and one driven by anger – and Burn It All embodies that idea more than most. In fact, my first ever attempt at a novel, which I started when I was fifteen, was about a teenage girl navigating lif in the aftermath of her best friend’s unexpected death, so maybe my teenage self would see Burn It All as the inevitable conclusion of...[read on]
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My Book, The Movie: Burn It All.

Q&A with Maggie Auffarth.

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