On the occasion of Madeleine L’Engle’s 90th birthday…

…her granddaughter has posted some lovely and moving thoughts.

Madeleine L’Engle, from the moment I read A Wrinkle in Time as a child, has been one of my all-time favorite writers. I can’t say how she’s influenced me–there’s not much relationship between one of her elegant stories and my novels, at least on the surface–but her books were infused with such wonder and such a feeling of…well, “light” is the best word I can come up–that I remember every one of them that I read fondly to this day.

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