“A pencil. They’re not precious, they can be erased or altered, and they don’t break and leak on me. Think of all the great things in the world have been written out or drawn with a pencil. It’s the direct line.”
Kate Donnelly is a writer, cultural enthusiast and photographer. She worked in the New York film world for ten years (@ New Line Cinema and Revolution Studios). Earlier stints include the American Film Institute, Clinton-Gore White House, and the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City.She contributes to DailyCandy, Fathomand interviewed Alexander Payne for The Believer. She sailed down the Amazon River in 2000 and recently traveled to Barcelona, Argentina and Uruguay. She doesn't know how to properly dive into a swimming pool but still tries. One day, she will surf.