Interesting rumour

deborah deborah at
Thu Jun 7 09:55:00 EDT 2001

On Thu, 7 Jun 2001, Bodil Gram wrote:
|You did not heard this from me - I am far too busy to write about it!
|But anyway, it would be evil not to pass on such interesting news. A
|British gentleman named Charles Butler has just written a letter to another
|list. He is an author himself and about to be published by DWJ's publisher,
|so what he says could well be reliable gossip from the publishing industry.
|The list is a British list for academics and others with an interest in
|children's literature, and it is generally quite reliable.
|According to Mr. Butler, the Americans are going to publish a collection of
|essays about DWJ next year, and it will be called "Diana Wynne Jones: an
|exciting and exacting wisdom".

I can confirm this rumor... because I'm having an essay published
in the collection. <amazed grin>

I didn't want to say anything because I didn't want to jinx it.
But now I just have to hope.

deborah at
There were green alligators, and long necked geese
Humpty-backed camels and chimpanzees
Cats and rats and elephants, but Lord, I'm so forlorn
I just can't find no unicorn.		-- Shel Silverstein

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