Fight This Generation!: Take My Books - Please! →
fightthisgeneration: I am moving and I want to downsize all my stuff. Here is a list of books that I am selling from $3 to $5. Or you can make me an offer! George Walker, “The East End Plays, Part 1” Lynn Coady, “Mean Boy” Rick Moody, “The Black Veil” Gil Adams, “Help Me Jacques Cousteau” Eleanor Catton, “The…
“Yet loving winter can seem, in the very long perspective of history, perverse. Of all the natural metaphors of existence that we have — light versus dark, sweet against bitter — none seems more natural than the opposition of the seasons: warmth again cold, spring against fall, and above all, summer against winter. Human beings make metaphors as naturally as bees make honey, and...
“And then he praised the talents of his son for awhile, which predictably moved me to tears. To keep from crying, I had to do the trick where you contract your butt into a tiny fist and mentally repeat the words ‘Fuck you, fuck you, fuck you.’” — Miranda July, the other night. She came to Montreal!
It’ been a month of great female writers coming to Canada to talk about writing, etc. Here is the first writer I profiled / thought some thoughts about. Joan Didion. Read it here.
I’m sorry I haven’t been updating. Uhhh, I’m doing something called fact-checking right now. The other intern sent me this. Fact > fiction, unless it’s a fiction piece. Right? Right??
I intern for Maisonneuve now and they let me write things. I interviewed Zoe Whittall about writing, outlining and trusting your instincts. Zoe and I messaged each other back and forth. Email interviews can be scary because sometimes interviewees give you one line. Thankfully, Zoe did not do that. Madeline assigned the interview and she edited. Read it here and if you still haven’t...
“Sometimes when you have the added pressure of a time limit, you have only one chance to do a good job so subconsciously you do your best.” — Marcela Gutiérrez in an interview with Dazed Digital.