• One, we [with Alison McGhee] laugh a lot - that was great. Two, I enjoy writing, but it's a lonely undertaking. To have someone in the room with me is an absolute delight and makes it seem less impossible. It became a kind of comforting, joyful process.

    "Q & A with Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee". Interview with Claire Kirch, September 9, 2010.