Landis Blair is the illustrator of The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry. https://www.landisblair.com/
Which talent would you most like to have?
A super-ego silencer.
What is your most treasured possession?
A brass A. W. Faber Janus 4046 pencil sharpener from the 1930s. It’s heavy, has a curved blade, and looks like a miniature Art Deco monolith.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Working faster than my anxiety can keep up.
What is your motto?
How would you like to die?
On a Wednesday with my bowtie on.
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what would it be?
A brass A. W. Faber Janus 4046 pencil sharpener from the 1930s.
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
What is your current state of mind?