The fiction I’m most interested in has lines of reference to the real...– The Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 76, Raymond Carver
The short story, if you really are intense and you have an exciting idea, writes...– The Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 203, Ray Bradbury
That’s why I like short stories. You’re always trying to keep the person...– Amy Hempel, “The Art of Fiction No. 176,” The Paris Review.
It turns out it’s not that I hate to write. I hate, simply, to work. I just hate...– Fran Lebowitz, “A Humorist at Work.” (Interview by James Linville and George Plimpton, The Paris Review)