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Captain Kuzniar's Log

Pirate Gram

About Me

Maria Kuzniar spent six years living in Spain, teaching English and travelling the world, which inspired her debut novel The Ship of Shadows. Now she lives in Nottingham with her husband, where she reads and writes as much as she can and bookstagrams at @cosyreads. She is always planning her next adventure.

10 Fun Facts

  1. Maria has travelled to 31 countries and counting

  2. Her favourite childhood book is Northern Lights by Philip Pullman

  3. She once got a snake stuck in her bike as she was riding it

  4. The first time she saw the Northern Lights was through a plane window in Norway

  5. Like Aleja, Maria once got stuck on a sand dune. Unlike Aleja, this happened when she was sandboarding in the Arabian Desert

  6. Her biggest talent is how much pasta she can eat

  7. She met her husband for the first time when they were both dressed up as pirates

  8. Maria can’t sail a boat but she is definitely planning to learn

  9. When she isn’t reading or writing, Maria loves planning adventures, ballet dancing and being as cosy as possible

  10. She’s famous for her hot cocoas

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