Facts about George Murray

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George Murray is a famous Poet from Canada, he/she is still alive and was born .

Our collection contains 28 quotes who is written / told by George.

Famous quotes by George Murray (28)


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"Well, we all start thinking we're going to be Romantic rock stars, but then reality hits and you realize no one reads you but other poets"
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"The poetry community here has been extraordinarily welcoming"
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"I've often entertained paranoid suspicions about my fridge and what it's been doing to my poetry when I'm not looking, but I never even considered that my fan was thinking about me"
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"I'm not interested in being easy anymore. Readable, yes. Easy, no"
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"I was writing notes, but not composing poems. The Hunter began to develop out of this fragmented process"
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"A sequence works in a way a collection never can"
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"My self-editing process is intense"
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"I no longer feel pressure to produce fiction"
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"I do try to let what is obviously unintended yet naturally good stay in"
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"In fact, in some ways, I actually feel much more confident about the quality of Carousel than I do about The Cottage Builder's Letter: probably because of its cohesive nature"
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"I think, for me, humour needs to be used like a strong spice - sparingly"
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"I guess there is also an element of deliberate change involved. Each of my books has been, at least from my point of view, radically different from the last"
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"I wanted to rock back and forth between myth and distant futures, yesterday, today, and tomorrow. It felt a bit like prophecy and a bit like storytelling"
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"I am certainly suffering from a modicum of performance anxiety"
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"New York was breaking my concentration and disintegrating my thoughts"
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"I think the main influence has been living in New York City. Aside from all the crap around 9/11, I find it very demanding to think amid all the noise and visual pollution"
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"I feel as though I've fooled the world into thinking I'm an adult and now they're letting me procreate"
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"Humour is a fine line to walk in poetry, as in fiction. I just think it's harder to write. It's harder to keep the respect of the reader too"
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"The whole competition thing disturbs me. Not that I wasn't a part of it when I first started"
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"I suppress the vast majority of what I write"
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"I still write the occasional short story, and poked at a novel once, but it's just not what I want to do"
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"I don't think there's anything wrong with someone having to read a poem twice. Or even a book"
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"Even the people who have had success and made money writing these books of fiction seem to feel the need to pretend it's no big deal, or part of a natural progression from poetry to fiction, but often it's really just about the money, the perceived prestige"
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"Then I discovered I loved writing poetry more than fiction"
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"In my opinion, Al Moritz may be the best poet of his generation in Canada"
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"I am still interested in the long or serial poem, but have written a few smaller things. I may start sending to journals again in a year or so... that's about it"
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"With 'Carousel' I had an idea and it all came out quickly"
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"It's a bit of a crapshoot out there with young writers right now anyway"


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