From self-pity to Emily Dickinson

Complaining is useless, it is more useful to analyze the reasons for the failures. I hate to say it, but, in the end, it’s always all a question of social anxiety. We should go, say hello, be in the front row at conferences, maybe present an essay in person. Forget about it! I would risk dying. Everyone says you have to show up, call the newsrooms, make real friends with those in the trade. I was under the illusion that in the age…



Patrizia Poli was born in Livorno in 1961. Writer of fiction and blogger, she published six novels.

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