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Michèle Roberts

  • For me writing is a way of trying to connect the outside world and the inside world.

    • Michèle Roberts,
    • in Olga Kenyon, Women Writers Talk ()
  • ... write out of desire, out of your own longing to write, because of a yearning, or lack, or desire in yourself. Also you need to love language, to love words for their own sake, not use language just as a transparent medium for ideas.

    • Michèle Roberts,
    • in Olga Kenyon, Women Writers Talk ()

Michèle Roberts, English-French writer, poet

(1949)

Full name: Michèle Brigitte Roberts.