AUTHOR | JEANETTE WINTERSON



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Jeanette Winterson | Writer, journalist, delicatessen owner



Bio:

Jeanette Winterson, OBE (born 27 August 1959) is an award-winning English writer, who became famous with her first book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, a semi-autobiographical novel about a sensitive teenage girl rebelling against conventional values. Some of her other novels have explored gender polarities and sexual identity. Winterson is also a broadcaster and a professor of creative writing.


Born: 1959-08-27

Born in: Manchester, England







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Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a di...

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There are two kinds of writing; the one you write an...

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I can't be a priest because although my heart is as ...

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Writers are not here to conform. We are here to chal...

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Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods d...

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The continuous narrative of existence is a lie. Ther...

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Our own front door can be a wonderful thing, or a si...

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Nowadays people talk about the things he did as thou...

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A tough life needs a tough language–and that is what...

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Freud, one of the grand masters of narrative, knew t...

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They say that every snowflake is different. If that ...

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I always say to people who want to write: Live life!...

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Everyone who tells a story tells it differently, jus...

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You’ll get over it…” It’s the clichés that cause the...

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My mother told stories - of their life in the war an...

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Do you wake up as I do, having forgotten what it is ...

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Pain is very often a maimed creature without a mouth.

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Fiction and poetry are doses, medicines. What they h...

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I believe you have to write every day—make the time....

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Language always betrays us, tells the truth when we ...

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