1. 10

    My contention is that that style is just as stylized as an ornate style.

  2. 9

    But that incessant drive to be out there in the literary universe that was important to me when I was in my twenties, like going to a Paris Review party or whatever, that seems totally irrelevant now.

  3. 8

    Major theme of the book ["Hotels of North America"], from my point of view: what is persona, what is self, in the digital sphere, and/or what is the effect of it on self in a prolonged interaction.

  4. 7

    I'm trying to read more dead people because I keep having to read stuff for juries and so forth.

  5. 6

    Genre is a bookstore problem, not a literary problem.

  6. 5

    It's also true, however, that having conquered the regional writer ghetto, I am now intent on conquering the nationalist writer ghetto and moving out into the world more.

  7. 4

    I suppose I should say that I treasure blasphemy, as a faith of the highest order.

  8. 3

    I am in Boston right now, in fact, to do work at the New England Historical Genealogical Library, where I'm trying to finish up tracing my lineage back to the seventeenth century.

  9. 2

    Impotence, fetishism, bisexuality, and bondage are all facts of life, and our fiction should reflect that.

  10. 1

    I have worked really hard to defy categorization, to break down a taxonomy whenever it comes my way.

  11. Last Update: 22 October 2021

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