“I realized I had to center myself and people like me in my writing because I didn’t know who else would.”
by Alice Lowe
In his 1946 New Yorker review of Do I Wake or Sleep, Edmund Wilson, one of the most prominent critics of his day, called Isabel Bolton’s voice “exquisitely perfect in accent.”
by Joe Schuster
The truth is, however, that . . . you did not, of course, disappear. You were just continuing to live your life and write—write a lot. It was just that most people did not notice.
by Amy Weldon
And all of us can be encouraged by what Athill and her books exemplify—that time can be a burgeoning writer’s greatest friend, if she pays attention.