Walter Mosley

American novelist

Walter Ellis Mosley (born January 12 1952) is a prominent American novelist, most widely recognized for his crime fiction.

Walter Mosley in 2014

Quotes edit

Walking the Line (2005) edit

  • Lawyer even sounds like liar.
  • The police and I have a deal. I don't talk to them and they don't listen to me.

Quotes about Walter Mosley edit

  • What still needs to be accomplished can be summed up by the lovely album released on my birthday last year by Solange—A Seat at the Table. How much significant, systemic progress and change can be made if you still don’t have a seat at the table? Walter Mosley was organizing around this question in the early 90s via PEN’s Open Book Committee, which I believe he founded, to help bring more people of color into the publishing industry. Why is that vital? Because different people at the table ask different questions, seek different voices, and have a different relationship to all the things we are told are “universal.” Intersectionality matters. Consider what work we wouldn’t get to read if other talented people didn’t get a seat at the table, a chance to guest edit, an opportunity to curate, to be a juror, to host, promote, celebrate, read and review, be reviewed, speak …

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