Day: 1 October 2020

Dan Simmons Wrote a Two-Page Letter to This Author

Beaming with joy, the thirty-seven-year-old author, who lives with her husband in Colorado, the US, tells us that not only did Mr Simmons sign her book, but he wrote her a two-page letter in return! ‘He encouraged me not to give up, and he even took the time to answer some of the questions I had posed about his own writing!’ exclaims Ms Calvin, who was overwhelmed by his response. ‘I had not thought he would take the time to write such an in-depth response to a teenager. I still have that letter,’ she says joyously.

The Gangrape Victim Speaks

Men having no moral
have no right here to dwell;
For they’ll win no laurel,
but make our lives a hell.