“The open-ended dash, breathless, was her pause of choice, dashes in all sizes and shapes: short, long, slant, each prying the door ajar. Nouns stand at attention, capitalized and substantive.”more info
source: description of Emily Dickinson’s writing, in White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson (New York: Anchor Books, 2009), 75.
“Considering her inordinate reclusiveness, who then walked Emily Dickinson’s huge dog?”more info
source: Vanishing Point: A Novel (Washington, DC: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004), 150.
“…if Emily Dickinson owned a restaurant it would be Chez Panisse.”more info