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‘A new feeling emerges, a desire to bear witness to the dignity and passion of our human lives. To write with as much simple presence and transparency as possible.’
‘I was always envious of the flute section in the orchestra at school; a row of neat-looking, trendy girls who didn’t have to concern themselves with valve oil or spit keys.’
‘I use writing to figure out where I fit in: where my responsibility begins and ends, and what shape it is.’