July 15, 1974
What a beautiful diary book-just in time for my assignment to visit and write about Noumcea, Port Vila and Bali. I will be gone for 5 weeks-no address. It will be a rest from pressures. Work piles up. Editing lectures (anthologized by Evelyn Hinz but I have to revise wording) If I have time before I leave I will send you a book by a fellow calligraphist which I’m not sure I understand but you may. When you have looked at it you can send it back.
You make such beautiful use of calligraphy the note book I could not resist writing in was one one filled with suns and quotes.
Also working on Vol 6, turning down lectures, writing prefaces for friends’ books.
As Vol 5 is lamenting my “failure” as a writer, to console you I ‘m sending the “honors” I am now receiving.
If you go to the Women Writer’s Conference you will see a documentary on my work and life called
AN Observed. Love, Anaïs