David Dark “Provokes” at Laity Lodge

This weekend, I had the privilege of teaching a fiction workshop at Laity Lodge. I had a fantastic time, inspired by ten aspiring writers who turned in excellent samples for consideration and critique. I wish I could have kept on working with them for a whole week.But my time was also blessed by the presence of author David Dark, whose books Everyday Apocalypse and The Sacredness of Questioning Everything have become very important to me, worth reading and re-reading.Here's what Eugene … [Read more...]

Reverie – The New Joe Henry Album

NPR First Listen is streaming one of my favorite 2011 records.And...  … [Read more...]

Andy Gullahorn and Jill Phillips: Look Them Up

I'm really digging Andy Gullahorn's thoughtful, amusing, often surprising way with lyrics. I met him and his wife Jill Phillips, who has a bright and beautiful voice, this weekend at the Laity Lodge Writer's Retreat.Here are a couple of examples: … [Read more...]


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