There is no good answer to being a woman; the art may instead lie in how we refuse the question. – Rebecca Solnit

My plan was to never get married. I was going to be an art monster instead. Women almost never become art monsters because art monsters only concern themselves with art, never mundane things. Nabokov didn’t even fold his own umbrella. Vera licked his stamps for him. – Dept. of Speculation, Jenny Offill