Sarah McCarry

Sarah McCarry

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I'm Sarah McCarry. The Rejectionist is my blog. I was born in Seattle and live in Brooklyn. I write books and eat a lot of dumplings. I like fomenting insurrection, crushed velvet, and getting in trouble.

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Christopher Beha’s essay “The Death of Adulthood in American Culture,” in which Scott ultimately seems to be lamenting (as far as this humble reader is able to parse) that “The elevation of every individual’s inarguable likes and dislikes over formal critical discourse, the unassailable ascendancy of the fan, has made children of us all. …grown people feel no compulsion to put away childish th...

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All Our Pretty Songs (All O...
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“You think that the world we live in is ordinary. We make noise and static to fill the empty spaces where ghosts live. We let other people grow our food, bleach our clothes. We seal ourselves in, clean the dirt from our skins, eat of animals whose blood does not stain our hands. We long ago left the ways of our ancestors, oracles and blood sacrifice, traffic with the spirit world, listening for the voices out of stones and trees. But maybe sometimes you have felt the uncanny, alone at night in a dark wood, or waiting by the edge of the ocean for the tide to come in. We have paved over the ancient world, but that does not mean we have erased it.”
Sarah McCarry, All Our Pretty Songs

“The hard way is my favorite way to learn.”
Sarah McCarry, All Our Pretty Songs

“I’m a chalkboard that’s been erased over and over again until there’s nothing left but a haze of white dust. Before this I never understood how long an hour could take, how many ticks of the second hand are in a minute, how endless the space between seconds can be.”
Sarah McCarry, All Our Pretty Songs

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