Describe your job.
I run the middle-grade section and am part of the children's team at Powell's Books on Hawthorne, but all of us here do everything!
Where are you originally from?
I was born in New York, but I was raised on the surface of the sun, which some people call Florida.
What did you do before you came to Powell’s?
I moved out here for a job at the Oregonian
, where I worked for about two years. But I love books more than newspapers.
Share a memorable experience you've had on the job.
There's a little girl who was having a really tough time deciding what to read next, and I suggested the Fairyland
books by Catherynne M. Valente. She loved them, and now she comes back every once in a while to get ideas. Having a customer get excited...