Grunge icon Courtney Love has at least one thing in common with
any aspiring young writer: she really, really wants to get her
short story published in The New Yorker. Love, a
self-described "Tolstoy of Text" (because she prefers to write
"epically" long messages using proper English), informed
New York's Daily Intel about her longing to write short fiction. And
with her admission she joins ranks with Kanye West as one of the most surprising celebrities to be paired
with the venerable high-brow magazine. "It's time for me to go more
public," she told Daily Intel. "I have to get it together and finish
this damn story that The New Yorker, by the way, does not know is
coming. They may reject me, I don’t know. But I’m aiming for that. And I
want to be published. It’s time — I’m 46."
She may have more reason to hope than the average moleskine scribe. "On occasion," she's submitted her
poetry to publications with "limited success."
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