Quote of the day
Toni Morrison quotes
There is really nothing more to say except why. But since why is difficult to handle, one must take refuge in how.
I can't explain inspiration. A writer is either compelled to write or not. And if I waited for inspiration I wouldn't really be a writer.
Of course I'm a black writer. I'm not just a black writer, but categories like black writer, woman writer and Latin American writer aren't marginal anymore. We have to acknowledge that the thing we call "literature" is more pluralistic now, just as society ought to be…
For me, Art is the restoration of order. It may discuss all sort of terrible things, but there must be satisfaction at the end. A little bit of hunger, but also satisfaction.
Outside, snow solidified itself into graceful forms. The peace of winter stars seemed permanent.