The Questionnaire: Scott Korb




The Questionnaire interviews Scott Korb

The Questionnaire: Scott Korb

March 15th, 2013 reset - +

How do you get up in the morning?
Mon.-Thurs.: Alarm set for the time I’d like to get up, before 5, which is crazy. Usually get up about 5:30.
Fri-Sun.: My kid gets up between 8-9.

Do you succumb to nostalgia?
I feel nostalgic. I don’t think of it as succumbing.

How do you feel about your Wikipedia entry?
I feel you should write one for me.

Best piece of advice you ever received?
“Take care of your mother when I’m gone.”

Disciplined or hot dog?
Disciplined.

Have you ever been defeated by a genre?
I’ve avoided genres. 

Are you okay with blood?
Totally.

What country would you want to be exiled in?
France.

Is your study neat, or, like John Muir’s, is your desk and floor covered in “lateral, medial, and terminal moraines”?
Muir-like. But I don’t really have a study.

What is your go-to shoe?
My brown ones.

What's your poison?
Bourbon.

What's your problem?
What's your problem?

What are you so afraid of?
Less and less.

How long can you go without putting paw to keyboard?
Not long. 24 hours.

Who reads you first?  
Me. Aloud.

What character or story haunts you?
Christ.

Does age matter?
My own? Yes. I’m tired earlier. But some nights I can stay up late.

Is there a literary community?
Yes. I think there is.

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