Biggest HE Fear: What if the pandemic stretches into the early fall, which would cause the cancellation of Venice, Telluride and Toronto? Or, worse, if award season is somehow restricted or even cancelled itself? I’ll be forced to freelance, become an interior paint designer with cool colors, walk dogs, drive an Uber. I’d better send my revised book proposals out now. Please, Lord — arrange it so the pandemic starts to wind down in early June (eight to ten weeks hence) and is possibly over by July 1st or certainly by August 1st. Please. I’ve already paid for my Telluride lodgings. What a nightmare.