Munro found herself referred to as 'some housewife', and was told that her subject matter, being too 'domestic', was boring. A male writer told her she wrote good stories, but he wouldn't want to sleep with her. 'Nobody invited him,' said Munro tartly.
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Emma Martin just won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Here's a stunning response from another writer, which links to the story as well. What's your response to other people's successes?
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