Writers Write

“Many writers who choose to be active in the world lose not virtue but time, and that stillness without which literature cannot be made.”

Gore Vidal, Réalités, August 1966


“Writing doe not exclude the full life. It demands it.”

Katherine Anne Porter, from On Writing the Short Story, by Hallie Burnett


“Literature must be written from the periphery toward the center…The man who is in the center does not have anything to write.”

Kenzaburo Oe, Art and Healing, 16 April 1999


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