Friday, December 10, 2010

Laila Lalami Blogs Her Year of Silence

[from Laila Lalami's Blog]

My Year of Silence:
"At about this time last year, I decided that I wouldn’t send out any stories or essays and that I would turn down requests for contributions to magazines or anthologies. A vow of public silence, you could call it. I wanted to spend all of 2010 doing two things only: reading and writing. So, whenever I wasn’t teaching or traveling, that’s precisely what I did. I read and I wrote." Read the full article at

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