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Andrea Rothman

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Andrea Rothman was born in New York and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. Her debut novel THE DNA OF YOU AND ME was published by HarperCollins in March of 2019. The novel has received starred reviews from Publisher’s Weekly and Library Journal, and was shortlisted for the 21st International Latino Book Awards in the category of most popular fiction in English.
Prior to becoming a fiction writer, Rothman was a research scientist at the Rockefeller University in New York. She holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and was a fiction editor for the VCFA journal of the arts-Hunger Mountain. To learn more about Andrea Rothman visit her at www.andrearothman.com.


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Andrea Rothman I tell myself it's part of the writing process and set the timer and then allow myself to write whatever comes to me in that hour or two. I try to let…moreI tell myself it's part of the writing process and set the timer and then allow myself to write whatever comes to me in that hour or two. I try to let go of the fear of failure. It isn't easy but it's better than not getting any work at all done--at least for me.
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Andrea Rothman Michael wrote: "Funny, when I saw your Of Mice and Men rating I noticed my rating of the book was only four stars. I don't know how that happened, it's one of my all time favorite books."

Yeah, it's one of those great, timeless books.


Michael McLellan Funny, when I saw your Of Mice and Men rating I noticed my rating of the book was only four stars. I don't know how that happened, it's one of my all time favorite books.


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