Artist are sharp-eyed observers, spies, Eavesdroppers. We watch, listen, and absorb things that others miss. We learn a great deal about the world, people, and human nature that way. But that’s not enough.”
We have to blend that knowledge with what we know about ourselves and what we want to say through our art- our ideas, wisdom, and understand. by Lauren Wolk
Interview by Pat Scales in magazine called Book Links page 4-7
Lauren Wok, author of the 2017 Newberry Honor Book Wolf Hollow, discussed Beyond the Bright Sea, her new novel about feeling isolated, searching for family, and experiencing the power of love
I was reading Book Link when this article above caught my eye and mind and fell in love with her quote above. I felt connected right away. So I decided to share.