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I’ve often entertained paranoid suspicions about my fridge and what it’s been doing to my poetry when I’m not looking, but I never even considered…
I think the main influence has been living in New York City. Aside from all the crap around 9/11, I find it very demanding to…
I guess there is also an element of deliberate change involved. Each of my books has been, at least from my point of view, radically…
I am still interested in the long or serial poem, but have written a few smaller things. I may start sending to journals again in…
Even the people who have had success and made money writing these books of fiction seem to feel the need to pretend it’s no big…
Then I discovered I loved writing poetry more than fiction.
The poetry community here has been extraordinarily welcoming.
The whole competition thing disturbs me. Not that I wasn’t a part of it when I first started.
My self-editing process is intense.
New York was breaking my concentration and disintegrating my thoughts.
It’s a bit of a crapshoot out there with young writers right now anyway.
In my opinion, Al Moritz may be the best poet of his generation in Canada.
I’m not interested in being easy anymore. Readable, yes. Easy, no.
I was writing notes, but not composing poems. The Hunter began to develop out of this fragmented process.
I suppress the vast majority of what I write.
I no longer feel pressure to produce fiction.
I still write the occasional short story, and poked at a novel once, but it’s just not what I want to do.
I feel as though I’ve fooled the world into thinking I’m an adult and now they’re letting me procreate.
I am certainly suffering from a modicum of performance anxiety.
I don’t think there’s anything wrong with someone having to read a poem twice. Or even a book.
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