Friday, March 11, 2016

Q&A …

… Dignity Through Narrative, Elizabeth Karp-Evans interviews John Freeman - Guernica / A Magazine of Art & Politics. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

I think writing in general can help us deal with anything we fear, anything which troubles us, anything that makes us angry or moves us. In fact, in most cases, writing has to engage with these feelings—the lack of engagement you find in parts of American writing is a form of imperialism turned inward. We don’t see the poor, the abject, the destitute in fiction and literature nearly as much as we should.

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