''WRITING IS A VULNERABLE ACT": IN CONVERSATION WITH ELIDA SILVEY
Elida, let's start from the beginning. What are the roots of your relationship with writing?
I always loved to write. I mean, that's what every writer always says, isn't it? I think mostly it comes from my mother, who writes in her little journal; she has stacks of them. And she said once that when she dies, I can have them, but I can't read them before. And so writing always felt sacred because of her. But also sharing writing is important to me because I don't want it to dust in the way her writing does. Even though I know, because of the way she speaks, that it's good. I can just feel it, but I haven't read any of it.
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