I opened up her portfolio today to learn and write about her, but it feels unfair to try because it’s hard to speak about her work without also explaining the history of a nation.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The sensation of flying. When I’m really involved in the story and am outside of my ego enough that…
I was born at home, and the midwife asked my mother what my name was going to be. She had arrived at a number of fair and elegant names for […]
Over the years, searching for and learning about great writing, the person I have the most to say about where remarkable poetry is concerned is David Whyte. He’s […]
He always disappeared in the winter, though I never knew where he went. I assumed somewhere warm, but he never said. I still wonder why we called him Tiger. […]
We tend to sound like a lot of other people before we learn to sound like ourselves. A large part of learning to write, personally, has been the experience of […]