Mary Karr is an acclaimed poet. Her memoir, The Liars Club , won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award. She is the Jesse Truesdell Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University.
All the scolding/fingerpointing/crybabying from Repubs increasingly normalizes presidential bullying. https://t.co/O7wDlA7b5H
by @marykarrlit - an hour ago
RT @HeaneyDaily: So times were pleasant for the people there
until finally one, a fiend out of hell,
began to work his evil in the world.
by @marykarrlit - yesterday
RT @Khanoisseur: 1. So Ryan maneuvered to sabotage Obamacare before election, caused premiums to rise to hurt Clinton, now blaming Dems for…
Why don't congresshumans have to use whatever health care system they vote into being?
Daughter in law, granddaughter in Park #pitbulllove #GirlsGoneMild https://t.co/11PFGWDXUY
by @marykarrlit - 2 days ago
MaryKarrLit - yesterday
I think if congresshumans & insurance companies were all forced to use whatever healthcare system they vote into being, we'd wind up w/ a great system.
MaryKarrLit - 3 days ago
Those smart Brits refuse to name the lunatic behind the attacks, denying him the publicity he craved. We could learn from this: instead of glorifying murderers w/ posthumous media blitzes, we should bury them w/ silence. #PrayersforLondon
MaryKarrLit - 6 days ago
Son Dev Milburn (in the middle, w wife Sarah on right & actor Tom Datnow left ) wrote and directed #Wade, the closing short film at #SunValleyFilmFestival, announces Proud Mama Karr.
MaryKarrLit - 7 days ago
What we forget about #PhilipRoth's writing amidst all that boning are all the dear moments of kidhood, wit, philosophy, political fury. Happy 84th, PR! (Thnx to #AntonioMonda for introducing me to the great man and for the image below!)
MaryKarrLit - 8 days ago
"I believe in aristocracy.... Not an aristocracy of power but … of the sensitive, the considerate. … They represent the true human tradition, the one permanent victory of our queer race over cruelty and chaos. Thousand of them perish in obscurity, a few are great names. They are sensitive for others as well as themselves … considerate without being fussy, their pluck is not swankiness but the power to endure."
—E. M. Forster, “What I Believe,” in Two Cheers for Democracy
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