I’m sad about it all the time.– Jack White on The White Stripes breaking up. (via mary85) Me too, jack, me too (via nodamncatnodamncradle)
My favorite vignette: Patricia Highsmith on...
…Pat told a friend who loved Flannery O’Connor’s work a story about her time at Yaddo with the deeply religious O’Connor. Nearly every night, she said, she and Chester Himes and other colonists would go out and drink themselves into stupors, and: “Flannery O’Connor would never go with them. One night they went out on another bender, and once again, Flannery...
Objects, these mysterious suits of armour beneath which desire awaits us,...– Ghérasim Luca, The Passive Vampire (via foxesinbreeches)
the violence is all the more obscene by being thus aestheticized and...– shoshana felman, testimony: crises of witnessing in literature, psychoanalysis, and history (via karaj)
All the Sad Young Pretty Girls of Color
fatwasandfanboys: Knowing your subjectivity will never truly be accessible, or palpable to the white imagination is, at its core, an empathy issue. Empathy is to be able to imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes. You don’t have to understand everyone but you have to be able to feel for them when you think about who they are, and where they’ve been. Empathy should be colorblind. Some white...
When women write in the first person their work is often called “confessional.”...– In case you were confused about what kind of books I like (via emilygould)
My story "Death of a Child Model" at Two Serious... →
Two Serious Ladies is an absolute masterpiece, and I am so grateful to be involved with it! If you do not read new writing, scan these names. These are the great ones.
Sine Qua Non: Call For Submissions! →
closer-than-heaven: I am currently working on a zine surrounding the topic of childhood sexual assault/abuse/trauma survivorship. If you have anything to say as a survivor, via art, word, design, etc. that you would be interested in seeing shared with other survivors…
I do not love men: I love what devours them.– André Gide, Le Prométhée mal enchaîné (via frenchtwist)
In their battle against the spoken language, characters of the alphabet (which...– Vilém Flusser, Does Writing Have a Future? (via frenchtwist, invisiblestories)
Super happy to have edited these two pieces for...
gabydunn: 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Major In Women’s Studies and 5 Reasons You Should Major In Women’s Studies What do you guys think? Here’s to Gaby Dunn getting the internet so pregnant with brilliant writing.