“Through a Screen Darkly” – An Evening of Celebration and Gratitude

LookingCloser-book-arrives

Last night, Linda Wagner (right) and her husband Larry (taking the picture) joined Anne and me for a late, celebratory dinner at Saltoro in Shoreline, Washington. We were celebrating, as you can see, the arrival of several big boxes of books... copies of Through a Screen Darkly.It was Linda who first approached me at Seattle Pacific University in 1995 to invite me to join a writer's group, and who co-edited an arts magazine with me called The Crossing for several years after that. For all of … [Read more...]

Snow Day at Overstreet Headquarters

Anne wisely decided not to sit back and relax on several inches of snow.But I chose otherwise. … [Read more...]

Favorite poets

Prompted by my earlier recommendation of the Jane Hirschfield book, a reader asked me for a "top ten list" of favorite poets.I can't offer a list of my favorites in order of preference, but I can easily come up with a list of writers whose work I whole-heartedly recommend to you... poets that Anne and I read often and with gratitude.Here they are, in no particular order... … [Read more...]

NINE.

Anne and I were married nine years ago today.HAPPY ANNIVERARY, beloved!! … [Read more...]

Prayers for the Doe family

Let me call a brief intermission from the mad, mad world of the Looking Closer Journal to ask you to join me and my wife Anne in prayer. … [Read more...]

Anne M. Doe Overstreet Rocks the Seattle Art Museum

There's only one person in this world whose work I love so much that I actually chased her down and married her. … [Read more...]

Anne Charms the Crowd Again

At every single one of Anne Overstreet's poetry readings, I sit there in a mix of amazement, wonder, and joy that I have the privilege of being more than just a fan.  … [Read more...]

Anne Overstreet – First Poetry Reading of 2005

My favorite poet will be reading at 7 p.m. on March 28, Monday, at Victrola. … [Read more...]

Innocence Mission Fans – Take Note! (a note from Roswell, NM)

The Innocence Mission is releasing a new album in November. Details here. … [Read more...]

EIGHT YEARS!

I have had the immeasurable blessing of being married to Anne Maureen Doe for EIGHT YEARS. … [Read more...]


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