“… We are both indebted to Joe Taylor, Livingston’s director, for his generous support. How did winning the Tartt Prize affect me? Tremendously, in a word. As you well know, we labor countless hours on a manuscript without guarantee that our efforts will ever see the light of day, will ever be recognized. “
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