HERE IS A BIO WRITTEN IN THE THIRD PERSON

Coert Voorhees was born and raised in New Mexico. He holds an MFA in Fiction from the University of Houston, and he is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship in the translation of Chilean theatre as well as fellowships from Houston Arts Alliance and Rice University, where he served as Visiting Writer in Residence. Coert is the author of the novels The Brothers Torres (2009 ALA Top Ten best Books for Young Adults) Lucky Fools (2012 Junior Library Guild Selection), In Too Deep (2013 Junior Library Guild Selection), and On The Free (October 2017). He is the founding Mayor of Grammaropolis, and his books for children include the Meet the Parts of Speech series and Storm Wrangler. Coert lives with his family in Houston.

HERE IS A LIST OF MY FAVORITE THINGS

MOVIE: REAL GENIUS

CONCERT: U2, SAN JOSE, CA 2001

NATIVE DWELLING: HOGAN

GOVERNMENT AGENCY: NASA

SLIGHTLY CAFFEINATED BEVERAGE: PU-ERH MILK TEA

ROLE MODEL: OPTIMUS PRIME

BURGER: BECKS PRIME

FIREWORK: WHISTLING BOTTLE ROCKET

LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRY: CHILE

PART OF SPEECH: SUBORDINATING CONJUNCTION

AAA BASEBALL TEAM: ALBUQUERQUE ISOTOPES

NEW MEXICAN FOOD: STUFFED SOPAIPILLA

OPERATING SYSTEM: OSX

PLAYWRIGHT: DAN O’BRIEN

UNDERUTILIZED PUNCTUATION: SEMICOLON

BIKE COMPONENTS: CAMPAGNOLO

NFL TEAM: DENVER BRONCOS

SINGER/SONGWRITER: RICH PRICE

AUTHORS: DENIS JOHNSONGEORGE SAUNDERSDON DELILLOANTONYA NELSONTIM O’BRIENGABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZMARION DOWNSDAVID WOLMAN, SARA VOORHEESWILL CLARKEDAVID YOO, SUNIL YAPA

 

@ Coert Voorhees 2015