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Sarah Blakley-Cartwright

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Sarah Blakley-Cartwright is the recipient of the 2009 Mary Gordon Fiction Scholarship Award and the 2010 Lenore Marshall Barnard Prize for Prose. She splits her time between New York and Los Angeles.


You can brick up your heart as stout and tight and hard and cold and impregnable as you possibly can and down it comes in an instant, felled by a woman’s second glance, a child’s apple breath, the shatter of glass in the road, the words I have something to tell you, a cat with a broken spine dragging itself into the forest to die, the brush of your mother’s papery ancient hand in the thicket of... Read more of this blog post »
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“The sun sliced through the windshield, sealing me in light. I closed my eyes and felt the warmth on my eyelids. Sunlight traveled a long distance to reach this planet; an infinitesimal portion of that sunlight was enough to warm my eyelids. I was moved. That something as insignificant as an eyelid had its place in the workings on the universe, that the cosmic order did not overlook this momentary fact.”
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“If the innocent are unjust, I'd rather be counted among the guilty."
-Valerie”
Sarah Blakley-Cartwright, Red Riding Hood

“I am going to save your daughter. And then I intend to marry her. I would like your blessing in this, but I can live without it.”
Sarah Blakley-Cartwright, Red Riding Hood

“His leaving had been like snipping off the end of a rope - leaving two unraveling strands.”
Sarah Blakley-Cartwright, Red Riding Hood

“The truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.”
Nadine Gordimer

“The sun sliced through the windshield, sealing me in light. I closed my eyes and felt the warmth on my eyelids. Sunlight traveled a long distance to reach this planet; an infinitesimal portion of that sunlight was enough to warm my eyelids. I was moved. That something as insignificant as an eyelid had its place in the workings on the universe, that the cosmic order did not overlook this momentary fact.”
Haruki Murakami




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