Poets & Writers

Aug 22

explore-blog:

Happy birthday, Ray Bradbury! The beloved author on writing, emotion vs. intelligence, and the core of creativity.

explore-blog:

Happy birthday, Ray Bradbury! The beloved author on writing, emotion vs. intelligence, and the core of creativity.

Excerpt from “Question” by May Swenson

Excerpt from “Question” by May Swenson

(Source: poetsandwriters)

Aug 19

“The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink.” — T.S. Eliot (via peterthewebslingerparker)

(via fuckyeahbookarts)

“Some books are so familiar that reading them is like returning home again.” — Jo March, Little Women (via simplelittlebookworm)

(Source: speaklivewrite, via unabridgedbookstore)

“Perhaps you can write better if you leave the mistakes.” — Jorge Luis Borges (via theparisreview)

Aug 18

“I don’t like to talk to people, because I can’t express myself satisfactorily. I don’t say the things I mean.” — Greta Garbo (via aestheticintrovert)

(Source: ntrvrts, via brouhahamagazine)

“There should be no fear of failure. What are we so afraid of? We have stories to tell.” — Caryn Mandabach (producer)

(Source: jamesgrantbrown, via writeworld)

“Endlessness runs in you like leaves on the tree of night.” — Anne Carson, “TV Men: The Sleeper” (via differenceetrepetition)

(via unabridgedbookstore)

Aug 17

lastnightsreading:

Martin Amis at the PEN World Voices Festival, 5/3/14

lastnightsreading:

Martin Amis at the PEN World Voices Festival, 5/3/14

“When you know better, you do better.” — Maya Angelou (via larmoyante)