Styron on Books and Writing and More…


I support the good work that Veterans Writing Project is doing. Read more about them. As American citizens we have a responsibility to all veterans after they return home. Only then could the Veteran suffer the horror of war and the damage it can do.

Veterans Writing Project

Over at the Paris Review they’ve just put up part of one of their interviews with Marine veteran William Styron (Sophie’s Choice, The Confessions of Nat Turner, etc…). It’s worth a read. Styron’s life of letters crossed over into politics pretty often, apparently. But the bit at the bottom about the attributes of a good writer seems pitch perfect to me.

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