The booger in the pool is way more important to me than what place I came in at the 1988 or 1992 trials.
The most important literature we write in the Anthropocene will be the words that enable us to ensure breathable air, drinkable water, nutritious food, and the persistence of the abundant life that makes it all possible on this rocky mothership.
David Biello, “Welcome to the Anthropocene”
Q. You were an editor for about ten years before you started writing professionally. Do you feel being an editor has generally helped or hindered your writing process?It helps up to a certain point. As an editor, you’re learning the whole time — learning tricks, acquiring…