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Marina Budhos is an author of award-winning fiction and nonfiction. Her most recent novel is Watched, which received an Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature YA Honor and a The Walter Award Honor. Her other novels include Tell Us We're Home, a 2017 Essex County YA Pick and Ask Me No Questions, recipient of a James Cook Teen Book Award, The Professor of Light, House of Waiting, and a nonfiction book, Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers. With her husband Marc Aronson, she co-authored Eyes of the World: Robert Capa & Gerda Taro & The Invention of Modern Photojournalism and Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom & Science, a 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Award Finalist. Budhos has been a Ful ...more

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Marina Budhos Hmm. The mystery of family relations with my family of origin. There are a lot of silences, which makes for mystery. Another mystery is what happened…moreHmm. The mystery of family relations with my family of origin. There are a lot of silences, which makes for mystery. Another mystery is what happened to my beloved first pet, a cat, who ran off to live with another family!(less)
Marina Budhos Sometimes I take a walk or read a book that might inspire me. Or I start doodling in my writing, not trying to get my paragraphs so perfect.
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Ask Me No Questions

3.35 avg rating — 1,772 ratings — published 2006 — 11 editions
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Watched

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Tell Us We're Home

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Remix

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The Professor of Light

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House of Waiting

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This was the brief talk I gave before my interview with Sarah Lester at the Maplewood Literary Award event on March 24th, 2018.  It’s adapted from an earlier blog on writing in 9/12. I should like to tell a story.  It is a story of failure and motherhood.  It is a story of post- 9/11, […]
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April 2012, Marina Budhos
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? MB: Busy, quiet, contemplative and crazy. SS: What is your motto or maxim? MB: Take the long view. Questions About Books and Writing SS: Who are your favorite authors? MB: Oh, that's ..." ...More

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“When we came to America, though, we didn't know what the right thing was. Here we lived with no map. We became invisible, the people who swam in between other people's lives, bussing dishes, delivering groceries. What was wrong?

We didn't know. The most important thing, Abba said, was not to stick out. Don't let them see you. But I think it hurt him, to hide so much.”
Marina Budhos, Ask Me No Questions

“Because we looked away in the past, does that mean we can look away now?
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Marina Budhos, Ask Me No Questions

“Maybe that's what living in America does to you: it spreads you into far distances until you're just little bits rolling apart.”
Marina Budhos, Ask Me No Questions

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