Friday, December 12, 2008

A Bailout for Writers?

Paul Greenberg explores the option in a recent NY Times article.

"[. . .] onetime best-selling novelist and story writer Ann Beattie mourned the situation of the modern writer, living in a world where people are more interested in 'being a writer' than in writing itself. 'There are too many of us, and M.F.A. programs graduate more every year, causing publishers to suffer snow-blindness, which has resulted in everyone getting lost,' she lamented."

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