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Author Carrie Vaughn Discusses Why Werewolves Need Their Time in the Spotlight


Our cultural fascination with vampire and werewolf stories is surging right now in books and movies. While vampire characters are explored in-depth, Colorado-based author Carrie Vaughn says werewolves have never gotten their day in the spotlight.

That’s the goal of Vaughn’s Kitty Norville Series, which is one part Bridget Jones’ Diary, another part The Howling.

KUNC’s Grace Hood sat down with Vaughn to talk about this wildly popular series, and its 10th and latest installment, Kitty Steals the Show.

To read an extended Q&A with Vaughn on the Colorado book review site Ensuing Chapters, click here.

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