Here is my interview with Elizabeth Gauffreau

And now, for everything you never wanted to know about me! I am very appreciative of Fiona Mcvie’s dedication to getting the word out about hard-working authors everywhere.


Hello and welcome to my blog, Author Interviews. My name is Fiona Mcvie.

Thank you, Fiona. It’s good to meet you.

Let’s get you introduced to everyone, shall we? Tell us your name. What is your age?

My name is Elizabeth Gauffreau, but I’ve always been called Liz. I’m a Baby Boomer.

Fiona: Where are you from?

I’ve lived in Nottingham, New Hampshire since 2001. I lived in Virginia (mostly) for twenty years before that, when my husband was in the Navy. I graduated from high school in Enosburg Falls, Vermont, which is the hometown I identify with from childhood.

Fiona: A little about yourself (ie,  your education, family life, etc.).

I am married to my high school sweetheart. We have a married daughter living in sunny San Diego.

I grew up as a P.K. (Preacher’s Kid) in New England in the 1960s. My family moved around some until we…

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33 thoughts on “Here is my interview with Elizabeth Gauffreau

    1. Thanks, Brad! Another great detail I heard about him (which is probably apocryphal) was that when he was writer in residence at UVA, he made up some pack of lies about his intent with one of his books, and a doctoral student based an entire dissertation on it. I was in grad school when I heard this story, and I derived a great deal of satisfaction from it.

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  1. When I first started learning a little about you, it was the day job I most connected with. But this interview gave me a chance to see other sides of you and to gain a greater appreciation for your writing. Thanks for sharing yourself with us, Liz!

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  2. I came back a couple of times to reread your interview, Liz. I especially appreciated your advice to beginning writers – to write without the burden of publishing and fitting into the narrow range of popularity. Writing is a marvelous way to celebrate words, ideas, the spectrum of emotions. We write first for ourselves. Always enjoy our conversations.

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