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There were also some cruel reviews by women, but the tone of the male reviewers, sometimes hysterical, was different. I have suffered, but I don’t…
I think there is a rage against women. I’ve come to see that now although at the time I did not notice it. I was…
I knew Anais Nin, who called me after I had been away for a few years. She was seeking help because at that time no…
I would never write realistic prose. I don’t like people who try to write in a poetic style, but in the course of their book…
I think most people don’t like others who, without a voice of their own, emulate the other. I certainly don’t want anybody just to pick…
I believe that all my work explores the human desire or obsession for utopias, and the structure of all my works is the search for…
When the dream came into being, I always pursued it.
The first poem I ever wrote, about loss, when I was 5 years old, expressed the themes of everything I would ever write.
The first money I ever had was when I received an award from the American Association of University Women.
Is it experimental to have been influenced by the Bible? By Saint Augustine?
Life has no beginning, middle or end.
If you don’t have obsessions, don’t write. my characters are obsessed.
If there is no certain reality, the idea of following a leader must be scrutinized.
I’ve been willing to go for years without publishing. That’s been my career.
I’m quite sure that most writers would sustain real poetry if they could, but it takes devotion and talent.
I never thought of myself as either a woman or a man. I thought of myself as a person who was born to a writer,…
I never fantasized or invented a thing, not one thing. I knew every single thing I ever wrote about.
At the age of 18 all young poets are sure they will be dead at 21 – of old age.
Dreiser… I love… and almost wouldn’t speak to anyone who ever attacked him.
All the books I have written have been one book, from the beginning.
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