M. Dylan Raskin: The Curse Of The Writer
The last item in my blog backlog is an email I got from M. Dylan Raskin.
He was interviewed for the upcoming fiftieth anniversary edition of The Monmouth Review.
Here’s a quote:
“I feel like I don’t write unless I’m miserable.” He recalls that his first editor told him, “Raskin, I hope you never get happy on me, man, a happy writer is not a good writer.”
I have more, but I think they’d come charging out of Monmouth to disembowel me.
I don’t want to spoil their surprise.
When they publish it, I’ll tout it here.
To remind everyone …
Raskin has two books:
I recommend both of them again. The second one should be bought as two copies — one to give to your mother!