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Describe your latest project.
I used to work on a cruise ship teaching aerobics classes. It was the greatest non-job in the world. Each cruise was 10 days long, but after day two the passengers were so full, they never worked out again.
What makes your favorite pair of shoes better than the rest?
Name the best television series of all time, and explain why it's the best.
Aside from other writers, name some artists from whom you draw inspiration and talk a little about their work.
Talk about your vision of the ideal life. A beachfront shack painted in bright blues and greens, filled with overgrown plants, a baby running around, a man looking after it, a computer, and a surfboard. I think that would make me pretty happy.
Who's wilder on tour, rock bands or authors?
Recommend five or more books on a single subject of personal interest or expertise.
Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy by Mircea Eliade
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Margot Berwin earned her MFA from the New School in 2005. Her stories have appeared on Nerve.com, in the New York Press, and in the anthology The Future of Misbehavior. She worked in advertising for many years and lives in New York City with a killer collection of plants.