Alexander Chee on Art and Commerce

“The first thing to do is to let go of the sense that we must be good members of the social class we were born into, and to instead ask ourselves: How do we want to live? Who do we want to work with and how? How do we make a sustainable literary culture that supports us and others, makes room for more stories, more art?” … read more

Jess Arndt on Writing Honestly

“I’m human and so I’m often grossed out by myself, by my thoughts and actions, and scared of what people will think. But I’ve also found—through trial and error—that the best place for me to get to in a story is that gruesome little ledge.”… read more