Kate Zambreno and the Art of Protecting Yourself as a Writer

August 9, 2021 | 1 book mentioned

At the Observer, Kate Zambreno examines the path that led her to write her most recent book, To Write As if Already Dead, as well as the importance of guarding one’s time as a writer. “I think being a writer is recognizing in the publication cycle there’s going to be a lot of unpaid labor and how to protect yourself so that you can actually still write,” Zambreno says, “and have a life and have something left for you, which I think has become increasingly hard for all of us. To have anything left.”

is a writer and illustrator. She is the author of two illustrated books, Last Night's Reading (Penguin Books, 2015) and Sanpaku (Archaia 2018).

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