'Rejection hurts because it is so personal. Your writing is you. You are naked and exposed. But the truth is that rejection is something that writers have to get used to.'
A walk across the Golden Gate Bridge was Tom Bryan’s introduction to the work and abruptly foreshortened life of poet Weldon Kees. Thus began Bryan’s obsession with writers who disappeared — both those who are presumed to have taken their own lives and those whose lives were probably taken from them.