Jane Eaton Hamilton

"I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year’s fashions.” – Lillian Hellman

Tag: the writing life

Because it was this brain…

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My favourite writer to listen to is Joyce Carol Oates and it is precisely for her questing brain. Here is Joan Frank discussing Oate’s SOUL AT THE WHITE HEAT at the San Francisco Chronicle:

Soul at the White Heat

Soul at the White Heat

Inspiration, Obsession, and the Writing Life

By Joyce Carol Oates

(Harper; 390 pages; $27.99)

Fail Better

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Zadie Smith on the art of a writer’s failure

Fail Better

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