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On Leonora Carrington’s “The Hearing Trumpet”
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I am made of the earth, flesh, ocean, blood, and bone of all the places I tried to belong to and all the people I long for.
On female friendships: “Hating, fighting one another, and joining men in their condemnation of ourselves [is] a typical example of what dominated people do.”
My assumption was that if I wrote like a man then maybe men would read me. But I wasn’t really writing at all. I was channeling.
Ten days after I called off my engagement I was supposed to go on a scientific expedition to study the whooping crane on the gulf coast of Texas.
Toni Morrison, Philip Roth, Jason Alexander, Charlotte Rampling, Danez Smith, Sarah Manguso, Salman Rushdie, Molly Ringwald, Jenny Slate, Devendra Banhart, and more
He weighed 210 pounds buck-ass naked; 217 in his leather jacket and boots, which he wore that crisp March evening to the bar along with a gold pin in his lapel.