Jennifer Bradbury is the author of A Moment Comes, Wrapped, and her debut novel, Shift. Shiftwhich Kirkus Reviews gave a starred review, calling it "fresh, absorbing, compelling"was picked as an ALA and a School Library Journal Best Book for Young Adults and is also on numerous state reading lists. A former English teacher and one-day Jeopardy! champ, she lives with her family in Burlington, Washington.
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What is your birthdate?
camp counselor, swim lesson instructor, english teacher
High school and/or college
I went to Daviess County High School in Owensboro, KY and Western Kentucky University (Go toppers!)
Name of your favorite composer or music artist?
Ooh . . . maybe How to Steal a Million or Rear Window.
Favorite television show
How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
I write books when my kids take naps.
How would you describe perfect happiness?
More specifically? Something like traveling with very little stuff in a place that's new and full of possibility.
If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
With whom in history do you most identify?
Maybe that guy in the Gospel of Matthew who said "I believe, help me overcome my unbelief!"
Which living person do you most admire?
My friends Jodi and Jenny.
What are your most overused words or phrases?
Really? Actually . . . I've only learned these because of the way my daughter has begun to parrot me.
What do you regret most?
Not studying harder in French. ...
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