Lovely in Person and on the Page


The deeper I get into this life of writing and making things, the more I understand that I don’t know. … As long as I feel like I’m trying to speak as much truth as I possibly can, and people are willing to publish this and I do the best job I possibly can, then that’s all I can really worry about.

Over at Longreads, Cody Delistraty talks to Lauren Groff, author of the wildly popular novel Fates and Furies, about her writing process, the boundaries between fiction and autobiography, literary success, and the connection between writers and readers.

Stephanie Bento is a writer, classical cellist, and photographer living in Washington, DC. In her writing, she is interested in exploring the musicality of sound and form, and our connection to time and place. Find out more about her creative work at, or say hello/bonjour on Twitter @saudadebelle. More from this author →