The Library Foundation of Hillsboro

Reading Local Podcast

Our Reading Local podcast showcases fiction and non-fiction writers who live in and around Portland, Oregon. Incisive interviews with new and emerging writers touch on the writing process, topical themes and movements, and the intersection of biography and literature.

Interview with Chelsea Cain

The truth is that I wanted to grow up to be a firedog. There was a vintage fire truck at the park we used to go to when I was a kid and I just really liked the idea of riding on the back of it, ears perked, black and white fur tickled by the wind. My parents were hippies, so didn’t want to limit my potential by telling me that I couldn’t grow up to be a Dalmatian.

Chelsea Cain is the author of The New York Times bestselling thrillers Heartsick, Sweetheart, Evil At Heart, The Night Season, and Kill You Twice.