Hilma: My agent referred to as to inform me. I believed I had gone deaf. I made her say it once more. The Saturday Night Put up had taken the story. After I advised my father later, he stated, “My God, I learn that on the dentist’s!” which gave it actual authority. Dad and I had a really modest earnings then, and we had no financial savings. I obtained $1,250 for that story, and I went proper throughout the road to the Rambler vendor and put a down fee on my first automobile — a white station wagon with a roof rack. It felt terrific. I’d written that story in simply a few days, and I believed, “Gee, I’ll write a narrative every week, a couple of a month,” and a witty buddy of Dad’s stated, “You’ll have a fleet of Ramblers earlier than too lengthy.” However I didn’t publish one other story for 3 years, and it was to an exquisite small literary journal referred to as New American Evaluate. I obtained 125 bucks, and knew I wasn’t in it for the cash, which is simply as nicely.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/leisure/books/when-covid-hit-the-wolitzers-meg-and-hilma-bonded-creating-a-book-let-them-tell-you-about-it/2021/08/30/46f67b9a-fc77-11eb-943a-c5cf30d50e6a_story.html | Meg Wolitzer interviews her mother, Hilma Wolitzer, in regards to the new ebook ‘In the present day a Lady Went Mad within the Grocery store