Surviving On Strange Fits

This Sunday’s New York Times features this Mary Gaitskill profile. So what is the life of a 52 year old woman writer who writes gritty and uncompromising literary fiction like? And what does being nominated for the National Book Award mean? Incredibly, a bit of a break in a career that has involved not being offered a cushy faculty position and living in a student dormitory to cut costs while teaching at Syracuse. (via SnarkSpot)

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