I couldn’t tell them it was all in my head

Fame and money don’t change you. They unmask you.

>You need to stay the person you were who wrote the books that got you where you are.

They would ask if they could see the book, and I would say, No, not yet. I couldn’t tell them it was all in my head.

Edward P. Jones, during his Q&A at the Wesleyan University Writers’ Conference.

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2 thoughts on “I couldn’t tell them it was all in my head

  1. Lindsay T says:

    Last week, I finished reading The Known World and your novel. Both were quite excellent. What do you think of The Known World (and perhaps, Jones’s work in general)?

    I started writing my thoughts on Jones’s novel here but decided to move it to my own blog (click on my name).

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