Rachel DeWoskin, author of Big Girl Small, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks

Rachel DeWoskin

author of Big Girl Small

Ten Terrifying Questions


1.To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled?

I was born in Kyoto, Japan, because my parents were adventurous academics, there studying and teaching. I spent my infancy sleeping in a suitcase, my childhood excavating ancient instruments and eating sea slugs in rural Chinese villages, and my adolescence falling in love and writing bad poetry about it. I went to college in NYC and wrote lots of academic papers about very good poetry. When I was 21 I moved to China and acted in a ludicrous Chinese soap opera called “Foreign Babes in Beijing,” about sexy Western girls falling in love with macho Continue reading


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