Interview with Margarita Montimore - ACTS OF VIOLET

Interview with Margarita Montimore - ACTS OF VIOLET

In this interview, Margarita and I discuss Acts of Violet, melding her love of stories about unresolved disappearances and those set in the showbiz world, exploring why the world of magic is so male-dominated, writing in a multi-media format and helping design the interior of the book, how the title and cover came about, and much more.


In this interview, Margarita and I discuss Acts of Violet, melding her love of stories about unresolved disappearances and those set in the showbiz world, exploring why the world of magic is so male-dominated, writing in a multi-media format and helping design the interior of the book, how the title and cover came about, and much more.

Margarita's recommended reads are:

  1. Jobs for Girls with Artistic Flair by June Gervais
  2. The Bartender's Cure by Wesley Straton
  3. The Likeness by Tana French
  4. The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan
  5. The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris
  6. The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey

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If you enjoyed this episode and want to listen to more episodes, try Amy Mason Doan, Lyn Liao Butler, Saumya Dave, Kathleen West, and Steven Rowley.

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Margarita Montimore

ACTS OF VIOLET

Margarita Montimore is the author of Acts of Violet, Asleep from Day, and Oona Out of Order, a USA Today bestseller and Good Morning America Book Club pick. After receiving a BFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College, she worked for over a decade in publishing and social media before deciding to focus on the writing dream full-time. Born in Soviet Ukraine and raised in Brooklyn, she currently lives in New Jersey with her husband and dog.