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Margot Livesey

Cambridge, MA
Fiction Editor, Ploughshares

Author living in the Boston area, teaching at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. My new novel, Mercury, will be published in September, 2016.

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The English language is nobody's special property; it is the property of the imagination. Derek Walcott...
It is certain, in any case, that ignorance allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have - the great James Baldwin, speaking for his time and ours.
"Deprivation is for me what daffodils were for Wordsworth" - dear Philip Larkin.
@MZamosMonteith @wassaicproject So glad to think of you having this writing time. xox Margot
#fridayreads - I'm finally reading Americanah and predictably enthralled by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's wit, warmth & wisdom
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