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being a woman writer

"If I hadn't become a writer I don't know what would have happened to me, that was a kind of self rescuing.

When I'm writing I'm not a feminist or a black person or a woman or anything, I'm just a writer and I'm fairly ruthless. Feminism has affected my life more than my writing - certainly feminism has made possible books like the kind I write to be published and to have an audience.
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Jamaica Kincaid
Links

Biographical feature
Post Colonial Studies at Emory

Jamaica Kincaid
Interview on Salon

Jamaica Kincaid Hates Happy Endings
Interview on Mother Jones.com


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being a woman writer
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