Time passed by quickly and before I had realized it, I had finished my studies and it was time for me to enter the job market. When I was still eighteen, I was doing my practice at the offices of a newspaper and at the same time, I started writing articles for different free presses.
Culture, like so much of American life, is being shaped by rising income inequality. Art, which was the domain of a democratic, sometimes anarchic spirit, has become a preserve for the cool display of privilege.
Not many of us get an invitation to design and direct "a Pulitzer Prize for the young," and I've never gotten over the opportunity. Since 1981 the judges have identified an amazing roster of talented people, some of whom became household names.