Like Three Lines Left

Barry Hannah, “The Art of Fiction N°184,” The Paris Review Winter 2004

Gordon Lish was a genius editor. A deep friend and mentor. He taught me how to write short stories. He would cross out everything so there’d be like three lines left, and he would be right.

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