Michael Crummey

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Michael Crummey writes : “And that feels like just about the right level of ‘connectedness,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 6, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey recalled : “She was just checking in to see what I was up to and to nudge me, I guess,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 30, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “Every time I finish a book I feel like I’m probably never going to write another one,” “I definitely felt that after Sweetland – I was ready not to be a writer for a while” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 30, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey recalled : “The sister was pregnant. And [the clergyman] assumed, quite rightly I imagine, that the brother was the father,” “I immediately thought there was a book there. But I wanted no part of it. It just seemed like a subject that was so fraught and so complicated … I wasn’t sure I had it in me” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 30, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “I’ve always said that if the idea for a book doesn’t frighten me, I probably shouldn’t write it,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 30, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “Whatever washes up on the beach becomes part of their story,” “That’s a very Newfoundland thing. It has always been very isolated. But in some ways, the whole world kind of washes up on the beach in bits and pieces” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 30, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “I do remember clearly what a lonely, terrifying experience it was to become a sexual being as a child and how completely isolating it was,” “I was really interested in telling the story of these two children who are completely sheltered from the outside world and sheltered from their own natures,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 30, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "I think that all children, in a way, live in a world that is only partially revealed to them. That ignorance is, in a sense, a congenital part of childhood," External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "There's a kind of blindness to childhood, and to these two children in particular, because of what they don't know," "As they become aware of how blind they are, out in the world, that feels like a personal failing" External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "This brother and sister who I found in the archives were real people, and I have no idea what their story was. And for me to pretend I know is an act of appropriation," "I think that's something that I increasingly feel like I have to acknowledge to write at all" External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “I think that all children, in a way, live in a world that is only partially revealed to them. That ignorance is, in a sense, a congenital part of childhood,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, August 26, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “There’s a kind of blindness to childhood, and to these two children in particular, because of what they don’t know,” “As they become aware of how blind they are, out in the world, that feels like a personal failing” External link

citynews-ca Monday, August 26, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “This brother and sister who I found in the archives were real people, and I have no idea what their story was. And for me to pretend I know is an act of appropriation,” “I think that’s something that I increasingly feel like I have to acknowledge to write at all” External link

citynews-ca Monday, August 26, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “I think that all children, in a way, live in a world that is only partially revealed to them. That ignorance is, in a sense, a congenital part of childhood,” External link

680news Monday, August 26, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “There’s a kind of blindness to childhood, and to these two children in particular, because of what they don’t know,” “As they become aware of how blind they are, out in the world, that feels like a personal failing” External link

680news Monday, August 26, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “This brother and sister who I found in the archives were real people, and I have no idea what their story was. And for me to pretend I know is an act of appropriation,” “I think that’s something that I increasingly feel like I have to acknowledge to write at all” External link

680news Monday, August 26, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "I started out as a poet and wrote only poetry for years and then when I started writing fiction the poetry kind of, for awhile there it almost disappeared completely," External link

CBC Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "It was a nice thing, I was kind of worried I had lost it all together. That was really the kind of writing I loved to do most," External link

CBC Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "Generally, I think because most writers are fairly obsessive people, there do seem to be one or two or three things that do seem to come through in the poetry that allow me to at least arrange the book around those themes," External link

CBC Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "As I've gotten older, I'm more patient with stuff. When I'm not happy with something I will hold it back and just wait until I reach a point where I can muck with it in a way that didn't occur to me at the time," External link

CBC Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "There are things I will never publish just because I haven't been able to make it work yet," External link

CBC Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT



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Michael Crummey

Last updated on 2016-07-01T05:13+0300.

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Michael Crummey writes : “And that feels like just about the right level of ‘connectedness,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, March 6, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey recalled : “She was just checking in to see what I was up to and to nudge me, I guess,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 30, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “Every time I finish a book I feel like I’m probably never going to write another one,” “I definitely felt that after Sweetland – I was ready not to be a writer for a while” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 30, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey recalled : “The sister was pregnant. And [the clergyman] assumed, quite rightly I imagine, that the brother was the father,” “I immediately thought there was a book there. But I wanted no part of it. It just seemed like a subject that was so fraught and so complicated … I wasn’t sure I had it in me” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 30, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “I’ve always said that if the idea for a book doesn’t frighten me, I probably shouldn’t write it,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 30, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “Whatever washes up on the beach becomes part of their story,” “That’s a very Newfoundland thing. It has always been very isolated. But in some ways, the whole world kind of washes up on the beach in bits and pieces” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 30, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “I do remember clearly what a lonely, terrifying experience it was to become a sexual being as a child and how completely isolating it was,” “I was really interested in telling the story of these two children who are completely sheltered from the outside world and sheltered from their own natures,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 30, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "I think that all children, in a way, live in a world that is only partially revealed to them. That ignorance is, in a sense, a congenital part of childhood," External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "There's a kind of blindness to childhood, and to these two children in particular, because of what they don't know," "As they become aware of how blind they are, out in the world, that feels like a personal failing" External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "This brother and sister who I found in the archives were real people, and I have no idea what their story was. And for me to pretend I know is an act of appropriation," "I think that's something that I increasingly feel like I have to acknowledge to write at all" External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “I think that all children, in a way, live in a world that is only partially revealed to them. That ignorance is, in a sense, a congenital part of childhood,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, August 26, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “There’s a kind of blindness to childhood, and to these two children in particular, because of what they don’t know,” “As they become aware of how blind they are, out in the world, that feels like a personal failing” External link

citynews-ca Monday, August 26, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “This brother and sister who I found in the archives were real people, and I have no idea what their story was. And for me to pretend I know is an act of appropriation,” “I think that’s something that I increasingly feel like I have to acknowledge to write at all” External link

citynews-ca Monday, August 26, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “I think that all children, in a way, live in a world that is only partially revealed to them. That ignorance is, in a sense, a congenital part of childhood,” External link

680news Monday, August 26, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “There’s a kind of blindness to childhood, and to these two children in particular, because of what they don’t know,” “As they become aware of how blind they are, out in the world, that feels like a personal failing” External link

680news Monday, August 26, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : “This brother and sister who I found in the archives were real people, and I have no idea what their story was. And for me to pretend I know is an act of appropriation,” “I think that’s something that I increasingly feel like I have to acknowledge to write at all” External link

680news Monday, August 26, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "I started out as a poet and wrote only poetry for years and then when I started writing fiction the poetry kind of, for awhile there it almost disappeared completely," External link

CBC Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "It was a nice thing, I was kind of worried I had lost it all together. That was really the kind of writing I loved to do most," External link

CBC Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "Generally, I think because most writers are fairly obsessive people, there do seem to be one or two or three things that do seem to come through in the poetry that allow me to at least arrange the book around those themes," External link

CBC Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "As I've gotten older, I'm more patient with stuff. When I'm not happy with something I will hold it back and just wait until I reach a point where I can muck with it in a way that didn't occur to me at the time," External link

CBC Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT

Michael Crummey said : "There are things I will never publish just because I haven't been able to make it work yet," External link

CBC Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:09:00 PM EAT



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