The trajectory started when I was on the roof of our house looking out at a swamp when I was 19. I had written for several years, starting at about 15, but that day on the roof I took my…
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Yeah, but now suddenly - you know, universities are notoriously market oriented, too.
I don't see gender as the most significant fact of human existence.
I'm actually forced to write about Michigan because as a native of that state it's...
We are all naturally xenophobic.
Writers can write outside their ethnicity or sex depending how open and vulnerable they wish...
There is a neurologist, a woman over at Harvard who wanted me to come talk...
Your kids inevitably want to move where they had their vacations when they were younger.
New Yorkers are mostly interested in New York - in case you haven't noticed.
I'm not rational enough to be a good journalist.
I used to get criticized for putting food in novels.
Writing as a woman presents enormous problems but I have attempted it several times and...
Everybody has a gun in their car in Detroit.
I enjoy about 1 out of 100 movies, it's about the same proportion to books...
I write novellas because I don't like loose sprawling prose.
I rarely read or buy a book because of a review.
Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what...
After a lifetime of world travel I've been fascinated that those in the third world...
Short things are short all over and long things are long all over.
I asked a French critic a couple of years ago why my books did so...
I don't know what psychotherapy does. I have been seeing the same person for 26...