"The prose poem, which often seems like a French import, has had a strong underground American life."
— Edward Hirsch on this week’s poetic term: Prose Poem. (via poetsorg)
"[Reagan] could never have survived in the age of Google."
— Rick Perlstein talks America in the ’70s
"I wanted to give voice to certain shameful feelings that surgeons might have but feel they can’t talk about, and it got me thinking about certain things that women in particular find difficult to say in public. What would be the most untellable story I could put in the mouth of a female character?"
— Gabriel Weston on her new novel Dirty Work