Bennett Madison lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he enjoys spending time with the many Lulus in his life.
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(You could be my) Silver Spring, MD
To be an alternate member of the Babysitter’s Club
Desert island book?
Weetzie Bat, Harriet the Spy and I Capture the Castle.
I don’t really like movies. But Facts of Life Goes to Australia is pretty good I guess.
Where do you write?
I prefer to write in public spaces. It keeps me on task. The best are cafes—the trashier the better.
What adjectives would you use to describe Lulu Dark?
Funny, loyal, tactless, glamorous, intrepid, brave…
Are any of your characters based on you or your family?
Lulu is based on my little sister, who is the most INTREPID person I’ve ever met.
DIVINE HAMMER by the Breeders
Favorite item of clothing?
My amazing AMERICAN EAGLE BELT BUCKLE, which I got four years ago at the Gap on sale for 1.99
Writing a whole entire book! Duh!
Most embarrassing moment?
Involves a surprise birthday party.
Smartest thing you ever did?
Got a day job.
The art of losing isn’t hard to master/so many things seem filled with the intent of being lost/that their loss is no disaster.
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