This is how Amina Cain’s novel Indelicacy begins:
I THOUGHT THAT BEING in the country would help me write, with its fields and its horses, but I don’t think I was meant for that. For the country, or for help.
Sometimes a short paragraph is enough. Something unique is unfolding, words – this common system of letters – come together in a way not quite like anything you’ve ever encountered before … A new world is about to open —
And so I will continue reading Cain, to discover more about her words and her worlds, and as always in good art; to discover myself.
Amina Cain is the author of two collections of short fiction, Creature and I Go to Some Hollow.
You’ll find an interview wit her here: