“Let the stone tell you what it wants to be and allow it to become that thing,” the old man whispered. Isabel peered through the loupe and bent over her grandfather’s work table.
My novel has shifted to become its own creature—it’s no longer something that belongs only to me; now that it’s out there it’s finding a shape of its own.
By Susan Sechrist
“This is orthogonality at its core—going back to the beginning where new intersections are born, watching what unfolds from those unique moments of coming together, what curve or shape emerges and how those multiple shapes morph together.”
“The irony of having a bust made of myself is not lost on me.”
by Shoba Viswanathan
“I never thought I had led a life worthy of memoir. I thought memoir and autobiography were reserved for great lives….”
“We all know what it feels like to feel like something less than what we’re supposed to be.”
“When I was a child,” Wineberg says, “I imagined life became steadier, more controllable, and smoother as people entered middle-age and beyond. But as I have grown older, experienced my life so far, looked at the world around me, and written these stories, my perspective has changed.”