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Téa Obreht: Writers on Writing

“It took me a long time, and many false starts, to find my way to a project where I felt that same synthesis of subject and psychological state again.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: May 30, 2018

Benjamin Kunkel: Writers on Writing

“You’re not as good as you suspect you are when you’re happiest with yourself, and you’re not as bad as you fear you are when you’re most disgusted with your prose.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: May 18, 2018

Leslie Jamison: Writers on Writing

“No beautiful writing comes from an impossibly perfect world; it all comes from this one: cluttered, obligated, distracted.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: April 10, 2018

Clara Bingham: Writers on Writing

“You’re climbing Everest by looking down at your feet, not looking up at the mountain. The second I look up, I wouldn’t be able to breathe, and it would all be too daunting.”

By Gabriel Packard | Published: March 26, 2018