Overstreet’s Favorite Recordings: 2012

Happy New Year!I'd invite you all to a New Year's Eve Listening Party, but there are just too many of you, and frankly... I'm tired. I need to sit quietly with Anne, listen to some music that will instill in us a sense of gratitude, and help us lean forward into all of the changes God will bring in 2013. (Anne and I are hoping for some big changes. It feels like it's time to step through a door and begin some new chapter of our adventure together.)Anyway, since I can't invite you all to … [Read more...]

Wish You Were Here.

A Video Postcard from Glen West: Jeffrey Overstreet from Image Journal on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

“All of It was Music”—Pete Horner’s World of Sound, Part 2

Here is Part Two of my interview with Pete Horner, the Emmy-nominated sound designer for Hemingway and Gellhorn. Don't read it without first reading Part One here. It was originally published at Good Letters, the blog hosted by Image.-“All of It Was Music”—Pete Horner’s World of Sound, Part 2Air travel and a head cold—it’s a hellish combination. Your ears swell shut and your head feels like it’s exploding.It’s an experience that disturbed Pete Horner. “I felt disconnected from the … [Read more...]

“All of It Was Music”—Pete Horner’s World of Sound, Part 1

Congratulations to Pete Horner, who is here with me at The Glen Workshop this week in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Pete has been nominated for two Emmys for his work on HBO's new movie Hemingway and Gellhorn. To celebrate, I'm reposting my interview with Pete, which occurred several months ago as he was working on that project. It was originally published at Good Letters, the blog hosted by Image.-“All of It Was Music”—Pete Horner’s World of Sound, Part 1In 2010, I had the privilege of leadi … [Read more...]

Sign up to attend one of The Glen Workshops of 2011.

Here are the details for The Glen Workshops of 2011. … [Read more...]

It’s Filling Up Fast! The Glen Workshop 2010 is Open for Registration!

84 people have already registered for The Glen Workshop.That's what Image journal's publisher Greg Wolfe reported yesterday, when registration finally opened for the public.So don't wait! Workshops are filling up fast.Here's the tough part. You have to choose. Which workshop or seminar do you want to attend?A songwriting workshop with Over the Rhine, a drawing workshop with the great Barry Moser, a writing workshop with the author of Girl Meets God and Mudhouse … [Read more...]

Registration for The Glen Workshop 2009 is open!

Come join the fun, the inspiration, the awe...Anne and I will be visiting the Glen Workshop for the fifth summer in a row. It's our favorite week of the year. We call it a "sneak preview of heaven."And just look at the list of intriguing special guests who will be teaching workshops... … [Read more...]

Glory at the Glen Workshop

I am sitting in the sun on the back porch of an apartment at St. John's College in Santa Fe, watching the fog lift from the hills, a parade of thunderclouds undecidedly meandering among the peaks, hummingbirds buzzing and zigzagging through the branches of the pear tree next to me, towhees scuttling through the shrubs, bees ecstatic among purple flowers, and my yellow legal pad full of first-draft fiction--the opening chapters to the sequel for Auralia's Colors--on a blue, hand-painted bench … [Read more...]

The 2006 Glen Workshop – Registration is underway!

The 2006 Glen Workshop - Registration is underway!Poetry - Scott Cairns, Jeanine Hathaway Fiction - Bret Lott Spiritual Writing - Paula Huston Playwriting/Screenwriting - Arlene Hutton Seminar - Fr. David Denny Drawing from Life - Barry Moser Mixed Media - Barry Krammes Mosaic - Ginger Geyer Songwriting - Over the Rhine Musician-in-Residence - Pierce PettisHere are the details, the faculty list, the online registration pages, and a photo album from last summer's Glen … [Read more...]