Interview Questions 20: Answered by Cynthia Sally Haggard

To begin, can you please tell us a little about yourself?

I was born & raised in England, and came to the US at the age of 21. I’ve lived my entire adult life in the Mid-Atlantic region, firstly in Annapolis MD, and subsequently in Washington DC. (It was tough getting used to those steamy summers.)

Annapolis at night, showing the State Capitol

What inspired you to write Farewell My Life?


I had a picture in my mind of the practical sister (Violet) bringing a violin for the dreamy sister (Grace) who had had to leave home under a cloud. That was all I knew when I started writing.