Writers Write

by A. Jay Adler on July 19, 2010

“Any writer, I suppose, feels that the world into which he was born is nothing less than a conspiracy against the cultivation of his talent.”

James Baldwin

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Maureen July 19, 2010 at 5:19 pm

I’ve gone back and read your other Writer’s Write. You’ve selected thought-provoking quotes, as current now as when they were uttered.

Years ago I read everything I could find that Baldwin wrote. I rarely hear his name these days.

And Gao Xingjian? Who among us speaks for the Chinese whose voices we do not hear?


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