I saw writing was not a remote magic but something one created—built.
Little WomenThe Great Brain
Crown as in top of head, but maybe also a reference to the king’s crown? breasts, milk, blood.
Megan Abbott is the award-winning author of eight novels, including The Fever and Dare Me. She received her Ph.D. in English and American literature from New York University. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Salon, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Wall Street Journal, and the Guardian. Megan is currently a staff writer on HBO's forthcoming David Simon show, The Deuce. She lives in New York City.