John Mauk Guest Posts on Portland Book Review

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“Art that fits nicely into a slot isn’t art; it’s cultural fodder, dinner music, coffeetable books, framed watercolor prints on lobby walls. All such stuff is easy on the brain. It gets consumed automatically. But if literary writers are doing what we do best, we create work that doesn’t quite fit—that’s a foot or two out of bounds.”

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