Marilyn Brant

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Occupation Contemporary Fiction Writer
Location Chicago, IL
Introduction I'm a New York Times & USA Today bestselling author of contemporary fiction -- I write romance, women's fiction, and mystery, and I was also named the Author of the Year in 2013 by the Illinois Association of Teachers of English.
Interests Reading (everything), Writing, Dancing, Rock concerts, Traveling, Getting together with friends, All edibles (esp. those in the Chocolate and Pizza food groups)
Favorite Movies When Harry Met Sally..., The Philadelphia Story, Roman Holiday, The Scarlet Pimpernel (the Anthony Andrews and Jane Seymour version), The Mark of Zorro, Stranger Than Fiction, all of the P&P movies, Before Sunrise and Before Sunset
Favorite Music From the 1980s: Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, Survivor, Blue Oyster Cult, Asia, The Eagles, The Cars, Foreigner, Styx, Journey, REO Speedwagon, More recently: Goo Goo Dolls, Matchbox 20, Nickelback, Keith Urban, Sugarland, Rascal Flatts, Various musical soundtracks such as: Phantom of the Opera, Crazy For You, Grease
Favorite Books My all-time favorite is Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen), I also really enjoyed: The Time Traveler's Wife (Niffenegger), Faking It (Crusie), The Big Love (Dunn), Never Change (Berg), While I Was Gone (Miller), The Mermaid Chair (Kidd), The Importance of Being Earnest (Wilde), A Room with a View (Forster), Passing Through Paradise (Wiggs), Notes to Myself (Prather), Bird By Bird (Lamott), The Witch of Blackbird Pond (Speare), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Adams), Love Story (Segal), Younger (Satran), Breathing Room (Phillips), Eat Pray Love (Gilbert), Illusions (Bach), The Eight (Neville)