Michael Swanwick





Michael Swanwick

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in Schenectady, NY, The United States
November 18, 1950

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I'm never going to write an autobiography. But while cleaning out the downstairs closet, I unearthed four denim jackets from my past. Here's the first:

The Seventies:

I came to Philadelphia in the winter of 1973 with fifty dollars in my pocket, a two-pack-a-day habit, and a friend who was willing to let me crash on his couch. By the time I found a job that spring, I'd lost forty pounds.

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“Writing is a matter of finding the appropriate balance of dinosaurs and sodomy.”
Michael Swanwick

“Perfection is death,' Anastasia said. 'The world is imperfect, but if it weren't, who would love it?”
Michael Swanwick

“The mechanism thus created periodically acts out post-modern notions of cosmology and then deconstructs itself. It has met with great admiration and no little puzzlement.”
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