Karen Russell Quotes & Sayings

39 most famous Karen Russell quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for her. She's a 55 year old American novelist born on Apr 12, 1962.

Karen Russell Quotes
“Fiction helps me to reconnect with the true, deep weirdness inherent in everyday reality, in our dealings with one another, in just being alive.”
“Given the brevity of our time here, it does seem likely that our species, too, must have at best a blinkered understanding of the shape of things, the import of certain events and what distinguishes 'good' from 'bad' luck.”
Karen Russell Quotes
“Now I'll read anytime, anywhere. I love reading in front of the space heater. Isn't that a sad confession? But it's like my substitute for the roaring fireplace of yore.”
Karen Russell Quotes
“Writers get embarrassed sometimes in talking about how much fun writing can be, but drafting is often really enjoyable. Often, you're tumbling in the dark, and you don't know where the story is going to lead.”
Karen Russell Quotes
“It took me the bulk of my twenties to write one book about a family of alligator wrestlers. Whereas somebody like Steve Martin is releasing his latest banjo symphony, having just completed another movie and acclaimed, best-selling novel.”
Karen Russell Quotes
“When I was younger I used to lock myself in the bathroom and read in the dry tub.”
“I think that different pleasures work for different readers - a friend of mine won't read anything that's not a cardiovascular sort of page-turner. I tend to care less about plot, but I'm a sucker for humor and strangeness.”
Karen Russell Quotes
“For me, writing is a parenthesis where I can make sense of life.”
Karen Russell Quotes
“I am extremely close to my brother, Kent, and my sister, Lauren, who have been remarkably understanding about all of my weird sibling tales.”
Karen Russell Quotes
“I grew up reading a lot of these super weird, genre-bending Southern gothic writers.”

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