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Rick Moody: I have taught on and off for a long time (since 1991). Rarely full time. That is, I have never made my income primarily from teaching. I have always survived mainly from writing. I would like to try to continue to do the same. When I have taught a lot, I have often become a little burnt out from it. Partly because I do try to give and to be available to the students in a way that I felt I often was NOT when I was a writing student.
Your reading along with Rick Moody’s essay on Brian Eno over at The Rumpus, and you come to this concluding paragraph… I was somewhere on the road, not so long ago, don’t remember where, and again completely beyond sleep, and sitting in a tub in a hotel I never would have been able to afford, [...]
Via Andrew Sullivan at the Daily Beast (and everywhere else on the web) the awesome winners and lucksters of the year. Happy New Year every one!
I learned a decade or so ago that no one is irreplaceable, regardless of their talents, native abilities, passions, certainly not in something as prosaic as a business organization, or as it turns out, in a political system, not even in the art world.
But this morning that day-in and day-out truth seems so hard to bear. There is such a haze of loss I’m fighting over the news of the death of Steve Jobs.
Separating yourself from the idea of ‘the irreplaceable’ is not to say…
“Philip Schultz is a poet, fiction writer and educator. He has been teaching creative writing for nearly 30 years. In 1987, he founded the Writers Studio in New York. He won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for “Failure.” This clip aired on the Friday, September 16, 2011 show did not air on the 9/16 [...]