Your writer crush:
Roxane Gay

Favorite lyric:
“Your father made fetuses with flesh licking ladies,
While you and your mother were asleep in the trailer park.’ Oh Comely, Neutral Milk Hotel

Any place in the world:

Best breakfast:
Moons Over My Hammy

Favorite online places right now:
Twitter, Gmail

Sweetest thing:
That U2 song, and?

Your rituals (writing or not):
coffee in the morning, wine in the evening.

Least impressive thing about you:
Most everything

Favorite space to write:
Palm Springs

What should we know:
That writing is hard but look at us still going through with it!!!

Guilty literary pleasure:
The Twilight books

Best book nobody talks about:
Preparation For The Next Life, Atticus Lish

Character (TV, book, movie) you most identify with:
I never quite identify with most anyone/anything. I always seem to want to identify but can’t.

Last time you lied:

The lie:
What I didn’t say

Question you secretly want to be asked:
Who do I want to be stuck on a desert island with.

The answer:
You have to ask me first.


xTx is a writer living in Southern California. She has been published in places like The Collagist, PANK, Hobart, Puerto del Sol, Smokelong, Monkeybicycle and Wigleaf. Her novel, Today I Am A Book, is available from Civil Coping Mechanisms; her story collection, Normally Special, is available from Tiny Hardcore Press; her chapbook, Billie the Bull, is available from Dzanc Books. xTx’s story, “The Mill Pond” won the 2012 storySouth Million Writers Award. She says nothing at notimetosayit.blogspot.com.