"If you actually met them you’ll know they spend eight years doing nothing, two months outlining, then they sell a partial, and then they go to the MacDowell Colony and write the book in three weeks. That’s what everybody does."
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Nell Zink has an enviable problem. “I’ve been working hard to find ways to spend money,” she told me a few months ago over risotto in Princeton, New Jersey. Raised in Virginia and living in Germany, the suddenly celebrated 52-year-o...
Out this week: Mislaid by Nell Zink; A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me by David Gates; Odd Woman in the City by Vivian Gornick; The Life and Death of Sophie Stark by Anna North; The Jesus Cow by Michael Perry; Lifted by the Great Noth...
Ben Greenlee reviews The Wallcreeper by Nell Zink today in Rumpus Books.
Nell Zink’s second novel portrays a lesbian who flees her gay husband and her son, lying low by posing as black with her daughter in 1960s Virginia.