Amber Tamblyn celebrates great American literature at the 2012 Paris Review Spring Revel gala celebration in NYC on Tuesday (April 3).
Here’s what the 28-year-old actress shared on The Poetry Foundation‘s “Harriet” blog:
“After presenting an award at the the Paris Review Spring Revel last night in New York, I spoke briefly with a Big Editor about where poetry has been and where it is going. Verbatim, here is our last exchange before some imported, expensive cheeses were placed on the table:
“Editor: ‘…for me, it seems as though the newer poetry coming out of the younger generations today—no disrespect—feels so disposable.’
“Amber: ‘What’s ironic about that—no disrespect—is that someday, I am going to replace you.’”