When the Conversation Grinds to a Halt During Thanksgiving … (2016 Edition)

You can always blurt — “did you know some very famous artists and writers started out with completely different careers?” (Not the too-familiar “had a day job that paid the rent” like Wallace Stevens.)

“Jess” is an outstanding example.

William Trevor is one I would consider little-known.

(I mean, sheesh, I can’t find a single image of a sculpture that I’m sure is his.)

 

 

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