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==Quotes==
 
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{{quote|When I'm writing anything my main concern is: is this good? Is this really fucking good? Will it surprise, refresh, delight, intimidate? Is it gorgeous? Is it horrifying? Importantly, I don't want to bore anyone. I don't want to waste anyone’s time. I am a hungry, questioning creature who likes to work out my philosophical queries on the page, but I want it to be a fun ride for anyone who’s bought a ticket. I want everything I write to be striking, regardless of genre.<ref name="Davenport">{{Cite web |title=2019 Contest: Interview with Fiction Judge Rivers Solomon |last=Davenport |first=Lily |work=Black Warrior Review |date=17 April 2019 |access-date=26 May 2020 |url= https://bwr.ua.edu/2019-contest-interview-with-fiction-judge-rivers-solomon/}}</ref>}}
 
{{quote|When I'm writing anything my main concern is: is this good? Is this really fucking good? Will it surprise, refresh, delight, intimidate? Is it gorgeous? Is it horrifying? Importantly, I don't want to bore anyone. I don't want to waste anyone’s time. I am a hungry, questioning creature who likes to work out my philosophical queries on the page, but I want it to be a fun ride for anyone who’s bought a ticket. I want everything I write to be striking, regardless of genre.<ref name="Davenport">{{Cite web |title=2019 Contest: Interview with Fiction Judge Rivers Solomon |last=Davenport |first=Lily |work=Black Warrior Review |date=17 April 2019 |access-date=26 May 2020 |url= https://bwr.ua.edu/2019-contest-interview-with-fiction-judge-rivers-solomon/}}</ref>}}
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{{quote|i am a gender liberationist. i want to live in a world that does not coercively [[Assigned at birth|assign children into one of two categories]] & [[transphobia|punish]] the ones who [[Gender nonconformity|do not conform]] to it. thanks for listening, pals.<ref>https://twitter.com/cyborgyndroid/status/1270839060400136194, 10 June 2020</ref>}}
   
 
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==References==

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Rivers Solomon
Place of birth California, USA
Pronouns they/them
Gender identity


Rivers Solomon is an author originally from the United States; they currently live in Cambridge, England.[3]

Works

  • An Unkindness of Ghosts (2017)
  • The Deep (2019)
  • Sorrowland (2021)

Quotes

« When I'm writing anything my main concern is: is this good? Is this really fucking good? Will it surprise, refresh, delight, intimidate? Is it gorgeous? Is it horrifying? Importantly, I don't want to bore anyone. I don't want to waste anyone’s time. I am a hungry, questioning creature who likes to work out my philosophical queries on the page, but I want it to be a fun ride for anyone who’s bought a ticket. I want everything I write to be striking, regardless of genre.[4] »
« i am a gender liberationist. i want to live in a world that does not coercively assign children into one of two categories & punish the ones who do not conform to it. thanks for listening, pals.[5] »

References

  1. Solomon, Rivers. "SENSITIVITY READING". Archived from the original on 12 July 2020.
  2. Solomon, Rivers [@cyborgyndroid] (10 June 2020). "i don't usually talk about my gender on here because i believe as a transmisogyny-exempt agender person* who (at present) is not pursuing medical transition...that the violence i face for being non-cis is comparatively minimal. *quasi-womanthing/womanbeast/gendermalcontent/queer" – via Twitter. line feed character in |title= at position 228 (help)
  3. Coleman, Christian A. (November 2019). "Interview: Rivers Solomon". Lightspeed Magazine. Retrieved 26 May 2020.
  4. Davenport, Lily (17 April 2019). "2019 Contest: Interview with Fiction Judge Rivers Solomon". Black Warrior Review. Retrieved 26 May 2020.
  5. https://twitter.com/cyborgyndroid/status/1270839060400136194, 10 June 2020