Five Points, Vol. 6 No. 3

Fall 2002

From Barry Hannah, “So much of writing is hard work, but you don’t want to admit that when you’re younger because you just want to be a flashing talent and be god-struck.”

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Five Points, Vol. 5 No. 3

Summer 2001

From David St. John, “I think that one of the great dilemmas of contemporary poetry is that there’s a kind of reliance on reportage. Whether it’s domestic or political, there’s a sense that the illusion of truth, the illusion of a particular journalistic truth necessarily occasions great consequence, and that’s just not so.”

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Five Points, Vol. 5 No. 1

Fall 2000

From Ha Jin, “I only write about failure. I never write about success. I never write about important people. I never write about the brighter side.”

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