Volunteer Profile: Katlyn Hebert

Volunteer role: Event volunteer

Company name: Bluestocking Freelance

Website: bluestockingfreelance.wordpress.com

Which famous person (living or dead) do you think (or have you been told) you most resemble?
Rachel McAdams, Natalie Portman, and Kristen Bell (but I sure don’t see it).

What’s the most important lesson you ever learned?
To be true to myself and not compromise on my values.

What or who makes you laugh out loud?
My partner, always.

What is the best book you read in the last year?
Birdie, by Tracey Lindberg.

What is your favourite reading: fiction, non-fiction, or poetry?

What is your guilty pleasure?
Baked goods.

What is your favourite proofreading mark?
Delete! (Said in the voice of a Cyberman.)

What is your favourite punctuation mark?
The semicolon.

What is your dream vacation destination?
Anywhere hot and sunny: the Mediterranean, Bali, Zanzibar, Morocco…

If you were presented with a book that told the story of your entire life from start to finish, what would you do with it?
Throw it away.

What is your favourite word? Why?
When you discover new words all the time, it’s hard to pick a favourite.

Who is your favourite poet?
Andrea Gibson.

What is your favourite place in Canada?
The Lower Mainland.

What is the last book you read?
All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr.

What are your favourite book genres?
Drama, thriller, dystopian/science fiction/fantasy.

Which actor would play you in a biopic of your life?
Kristen Bell.

Which band or singer provided the soundtrack to your teen years?