Quotation by Dorothy Allison

Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning.
Dorothy Allison (b. 1949), U.S. author and lesbian feminist. Skin, ch. 18 (1994).

Allison—a lesbian feminist essayist, fiction writer, and poet—described her poor, violence-ridden Southern childhood in her well-received autobiographical novel, Bastard Out of Carolina (1992).
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