John Ashbery's Advice to Young Writers

In an interview from Open Book: Writers on Writing (a collaboration between the NYU Creative Writing Program and Slate magazine), Megan O'Rourke and Deborah Landau ask John Ashbery what his advice is for young writers . He says, "Dig in your heels and say no, this is it, I don't care if nothing ever happens to it, it's what I enjoy doing."

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