It's a symbiotic process, writing. What I am makes the books—not part of me, all of me—and then the books themselves inform the sense of what I am. So the more I can be, the better the books will be.
Everyone assumed it had to be some sort of biography, because if you are a woman and use yourself as a character, it has to be some sort of confessional, whereas if you're a man, you're actually doing some post-modern play on the novel, some critique on identity with lots of references to Foucault.
What you risk reveals what you value.
There is a thin line of me, wavering and not strong, that wants to learn the language of beasts and water and night.
Why be happy when you could be normal ?
Moon's gravitational pull means that earth doesn't wobble too much. Scientists call it obliquity. The moon holds us fast.