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Valerie Miner

  • For writers from working-class families, the making of art is cultural disenfranchisement, for we do not belong in literary circles and our writing rarely makes it back home.

    • Valerie Miner,
    • "Writing With Class" (1988), Rumors From the Cauldron ()
  • Competition is a moral problem and an emotional tangle and a political conundrum.

    • Valerie Miner,
    • "Competition Among Feminist Writers," Rumors From the Cauldron ()
  • Literature is a peculiarly public product of a particularly private endeavor.

    • Valerie Miner,
    • "Competition Among Feminist Writers," Rumors From the Cauldron ()

Valerie Miner, U.S. writer, journalist, educator

(1947)