Ottessa Moshfegh

Ottessa Moshfegh

I was the first person in my family born in the United States. My mom is from Croatia, and my dad is from Iran. They met at music school in Belgium. I grew up as a pianist.More Ottessa Moshfegh quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you look at the horror genre, that work is all about making people uncomfortable by stimulating our fear of death.More Ottessa Moshfegh quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Think about every time you've seen someone being objectified, abused, enslaved. We see it constantly on the TV, in magazines, on the Internet. We've become numb, so we do nothing. The accumulation of passivity might make reading about that exploitation uncomfortable. And sometimes when I'm writing, I think of it like this: "People seem to like garbage, so here is what garbage smells like..."More Ottessa Moshfegh quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I love art because I feel that it's evidence of the great shared universal power. I like art that feels real, that cuts the bullshit.More Ottessa Moshfegh quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was really interested in piano and sort of discovered that I was a writer when I was about 13 and started writing. And it was my secret thing and my passion.More Ottessa Moshfegh quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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