“I first saw her one spring day on my way to afternoon coffee near People’s University.”
American essayist and novelist based in China since 1994. Writing philosophy: downmarket, big concept, provocative, discriminating, outrageous. Ballard, Beckett, Borges, Dick, Kafka, Hesse, Melville, Mishima, Sade are influences.
“To seize the event, lock its meat and bones in my jaws and relax into the thing.”
“Success is never haphazard but only ever proceeds from comprehensive and systematic attack.”
“Kind of like Hot Wheels and tits and the Day of Judgment all rolled into one.”
“Each new walk down the stretch was charged with expectation, at once a cornucopia and a minefield of possibilities.”
“In the town center lawn is a crazy quilt of motley freaks smoking pot and playing guitar.”