The Book Riot Live Interview: Sara Quiroz

Sara Quiroz is a Culinary Librarian at The International Culinary Center. You can read more about her here.

Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser?

Pantser: I just start writing and see where the story takes me.

Q: Got a favorite superhero?

Wonder Woman.

Q: You can take one (and only one) book with you on a 4-day trip where there are NO BOOKSTORES. What book do you take?

People of Paper by Salvador Plascencia.

Q: Favorite album or band to listen to while writing?

Thelonious Monk.

Q: What’s the story you wish someone else would write, so you could read it?

Food oriented sci-fi/speculative fiction.

Q: Chunky or smooth?


Q: What are you reading right now?

The Mothers by Brit Bennett.

Q: What book do you wish more people had read?

Salt, Sugar, Fat by Michael Moss.

Q: Which comes first in your process: plot or character?


Q: What genre have you never written in but want to?


Q: What was the worst job you ever had? The best?

Worst was at Conference Services in college. The best was in Correctional Services at NYPL.

Q: What question do you wish you could ask your readers?

“Do you ever cook my recipes?”