Welcome Catherine Evans Latta, Author of Beirut Summer

Please help me welcome friend and fellow author, Catherine Evans Latta! I adore her and she’s a very fine writer. Beirut Summer, a heartfelt and stirring book of poetry, is a book I tend to leave out on the coffee table as an offering for anyone to pick up and read. It’s easy to become immersed in, and you find yourself going from poem to poem again and again! For more about this wonderful book and this fascinating woman, visit her website at http://catherineevanslatta.com/ Let’s get to know Catherine a little better with her answers to the interview! 1. What is your favorite book? No one favorite 2. Who is your favorite writer? Scott Turow 3. If the answers to 1 & 2 are different, why? I read a lot 4. How old were you when you were first published? Not counting school,: 43 5. What writing style do you most abhor? Introspective self examination 6. What is your favorite writing cliché? Don’t Know 7. What is your favorite word? Just no favorite, but one’s I just try to avoid – like “just” 8. When and how do you write? (typewriter, Mac, in a café, for four hours each morning, etc?) PC 4hrs mid morning to afternoon 9. What is your greatest fear when you first turn in a manuscript? Typos and overused words 10. In what era do you wish you’d been born? I’m happy with this one 11. Which words or phrases do you most overuse? JUST EVEN 12. Which talent would you most like to have? Artistic 13. What do you consider your greatest achievement? Getting poetry published 14. Who is your favorite hero of fiction? No one in particular –read too many books 15. How would you like to die? Old and suddenly! ———————– See below…

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