• "Creative writers are, or should be, speakers for our people's daily lives, mediated by a historical consciousness, rooted in our indigenous concept of our cosmos and its laws." —Rosario Cruz-Rocero
  • "Write what should not be forgotten." — Isabel Allende
  • "Write hard and clear about what hurts.” ― Ernest Hemingway
  • "What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life? The world would split open." — Muriel Rukeyser
  • "The goal is to make a space where a few ideas and images and feelings may be so arranged that a reader will want to linger awhile among them, rather than to flee." — Janet Malcolm
  • "Writing is a process of coming out of hiding. And if you don’t practice consciously, rigorously, the world will keep sending you back to your hiding place."
  • "If you teach me something beautiful I will name it quickly before it floats away." — Kaveh Akbar
dec 22 2019 ∞
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