What is your proudest career moment?
When, after fourteen years of trying to write, I published my first book, Things that Sometimes Happen (1970).
In what Olympic sport would you like to win a gold medal?
I don’t know if the game of Squash is part of the Olympics, but if so, that would be it.
Becoming a step-parent.
What’s the first book you remember reading?
Otto the Giant Dog.
What TV show can’t you turn off?
I don’t turn any show on.