Shruti Swamy

“Yeah, I have a kind of—I just feel suspicious of the idea of pure writing, of something that never embarrasses you, which is completely clean. It’s just, in my experience, writing which is completely clean is writing that has had shorn from it almost everything that’s of interest.”

Zadie Smith

“Everything happened.”

Nikolai Gogel

“We fly; we dream in darkness; we devour heaven in bites too small to be measured.”

Rebecca Solnit