Untidy Towns

she said,

Oct
29

“there is a lurking inevitability that one will return to the central problem of one’s existence.”

and

“I think writing about the self, writing about a person in time (and all persons exist in time), is one of the milieus that we cannot escape. And writing about a person in time, absolutely, is equivalent to writing about mortality. So mortality is the inescapable thing.”

and

“unfinished experiences lend memorability to an experience. Once it feels finished, once it completes, it’s no longer memorable.”

https://lareviewofbooks.org/interview/dont-need-write-anything-ever/