“An artist is an instrument through which the Universe reveals itself” from The Secret Language of Birthdays by Gary Goldschneider & Joost Elffers

Randy Dozois by © Emily Dozois

Image © Emily Dozois

An Interview with Randy

Q. What is the best memory you have from a previous birthday?

A. My favourite memory of a birthday was my 30th. It was a surprise and my family came to Toronto from Ottawa, and there were over 80 people there. Friends from different jobs I had, etc….

Q. How about the worst? And why?

A. My least favourite birthday was the time friends were going to meet me out for dinner and they never showed up, or called. Grrrr. (Some friends were there).

Q. What was the present you’ve received for your birthday that surprised you most?

A. An iPad. Cuz it was from a person who I hardly knew!!!!!

Q. Is there a food or dish that you insist on eating on your birthday?

A. Pasta!!!

Q. What do you believe is the most important aspect of celebrating a birthday?

A. Getting together with friends and having a good time.