Now playing on Otherppla conversation with Danielle Trussoni. Her new novel, The Ancestor, is available from William Morrow.

 
Trussoni is the bestselling author of Angelology and Angelopolis. She currently writes the Horror column for the New York Times Book Review and has recently served as a jurist for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. Trussoni holds an MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she won the Michener-Copernicus Society of America award. Her books have been translated into over thirty languages. She lives in the Hudson River Valley with her family and her pug Fly.

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Please explain what just happened.

My heart skipped a beat and stopped for a brief second. The rain is falling. People are driving by. Life goes on whether you are ready or not, so you better live it.

Please explain what just happened.

Well… I just had a radio interview for The Everything Film Show on blogtalkradio… was good fun!

 

What is your earliest memory?

My earliest memory was back in England as a toddler and those double-decker busses. I always wanted to climb to the top deck but my mom wouldn’t let me because she was afraid I’d fall down the steps.