Kate Zambreno Quotes

Top 29 wise famous quotes and sayings by Kate Zambreno

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Kate Zambreno quotes: I think genius can have a lot to do with nerve. And permission. I think genius can have a lot to do with nerve. And permission.
Kate Zambreno quotes: I have almost never been compared to male writers in any review. All women. I have almost never been compared to male writers in any review. All women.
Kate Zambreno quotes: I think so often, especially if the work is perceived of as being drawn from life, the woman, not her book, is reviewed. I think so often, especially if the work is perceived of as being drawn from life, the woman, not her book, is reviewed.
Kate Zambreno quotes: All of my wildness is in the writing. I have discovered I have to be orderly and boring in my personal life to be wild in my work. All of my wildness is in the writing. I have discovered I have to be orderly and boring in my personal life to be wild in my work.
Kate Zambreno quotes: I am worthy of being read. I mean, one has to be convinced of one's genius. I am worthy of being read. I mean, one has to be convinced of one's genius.
Kate Zambreno quotes: I think that writing and publishing are different. I think I will always write; I might not always publish. The idea of not publishing is wonderful! I think that writing and publishing are different. I think I will always write; I might not always publish. The idea of not publishing is wonderful!
Kate Zambreno quotes: The most important part of an introduction always occurs in one's absence. The most important part of an introduction always occurs in one's absence.
Kate Zambreno quotes: I think the online space can be a free space, in that we are not reliant online on the publishing industry or readers who just don't get it. I think the online space can be a free space, in that we are not reliant online on the publishing industry or readers who just don't get it.
Kate Zambreno quotes: Agnes always wanted to go out. Out was better than in. In was inside, in was interior, in was introspection. Agnes always wanted to go out. Out was better than in. In was inside, in was interior, in was introspection.
Kate Zambreno quotes: I always remember my childhood as traumatic, for various reasons; I always felt alienated, outside. I always remember my childhood as traumatic, for various reasons; I always felt alienated, outside.
Kate Zambreno quotes: What does she want to be? A green girl doesn't like to consider this question. She is waiting around to be discovered just for being herself. What does she want to be? A green girl doesn't like to consider this question. She is waiting around to be discovered just for being herself.
Kate Zambreno quotes: Sometimes she narrates her actions inside her head in third-person. Does that make her a writer or a woman? Sometimes she narrates her actions inside her head in third-person. Does that make her a writer or a woman?
Kate Zambreno quotes: I do think that memoirs by women are reviewed differently and considered somewhat outside of the canon. I do think that memoirs by women are reviewed differently and considered somewhat outside of the canon.
Kate Zambreno quotes: If one writes the rules then one can contradict oneself. It's all about rhetoric, about official narratives. If one writes the rules then one can contradict oneself. It's all about rhetoric, about official narratives.
Kate Zambreno quotes: I don't think men experience the embargo on channeling the autobiography in their literature. I don't think men experience the embargo on channeling the autobiography in their literature.
Kate Zambreno quotes: The hope in literature is that we are allowed to be imperfect, to write of our imperfection, without being overly critiqued for being unlikeable. The hope in literature is that we are allowed to be imperfect, to write of our imperfection, without being overly critiqued for being unlikeable.
Kate Zambreno quotes: I'm exposing faultlines, dealing especially with rhetoric. Showing that heterosexuality is a disease, or at least its inheritance. I'm exposing faultlines, dealing especially with rhetoric. Showing that heterosexuality is a disease, or at least its inheritance.
Kate Zambreno quotes: My rage and sense of alienation as to how women have been written, have allowed themselves to be written, in so many ways, has political roots. My rage and sense of alienation as to how women have been written, have allowed themselves to be written, in so many ways, has political roots.
Kate Zambreno quotes: Sometimes she is struck by how much she goes through life almost unconsciously. She is being swept along. She is a pale ghost. Sometimes she is struck by how much she goes through life almost unconsciously. She is being swept along. She is a pale ghost.
Kate Zambreno quotes: Ruth loved color so much she rarely wore any. Except on her face. Ruth loved color so much she rarely wore any. Except on her face.
Kate Zambreno quotes: When I get too worked up about things I have always escaped into catatonia. When I get too worked up about things I have always escaped into catatonia.
Kate Zambreno quotes: Patriarchy is having the power to name. Patriarchy is having the power to name.
Kate Zambreno quotes: The passivity of the green girl masquerades as politeness The passivity of the green girl masquerades as politeness
Kate Zambreno quotes: The nonfiction novel or literary memoir as authored by women is usually given a much harder time in mainstream criticism. The nonfiction novel or literary memoir as authored by women is usually given a much harder time in mainstream criticism.
Kate Zambreno quotes: On the whole, most biographies about literary women tend to diagnose them. On the whole, most biographies about literary women tend to diagnose them.
Kate Zambreno quotes: We live in such fear of puncturing the moment, of forgetting our lines. We live in such fear of puncturing the moment, of forgetting our lines.
Kate Zambreno quotes: My writing has always been considered extremely important, even though I make slim-to-no money at it. My writing has always been considered extremely important, even though I make slim-to-no money at it.