Disquiet at the Finish Line


The idea of art-making as a refuge from reality has become a cliché. But a cliché often becomes a cliché through the repeated force of being true.

Jonathan Lee, author of High Dive, writes about the sense of disquiet experienced upon the realization that the book he wrote, has completed, is physically bound, is actually finished, and what Fernando Pessoa and Joy Williams have to say about that lack of comfort.

Kyle Williams is a student at Brooklyn College, studying creative writing and literature. You can find more from him on Tumblr at kaywhyelleee.tumblr.com, but don't feel like you have to. More from this author →