Linford Detweiler of Over the Rhine interviews Joe Henry in Image

The new issue of Image is out! Order yours today.In the meantime, you can get a preview online... … [Read more...]

Tonight: A Celebration of IMAGE – Bearing the Mystery

You're invited to join me tonight at Elliott Bay Book Company for a very special reading and booksigning.Robert Clark, Madeline DeFrees, Luci Shaw, Gregory Wolfe, and Mary Kenagy Mitchell will be reading from and signing copies of Bearing the Mystery: 20 Years of Image.Here are the details: … [Read more...]

An Invitation to a Celebration

I have a special invitation for film-lovers... … [Read more...]

Congratulations, IMAGE!

Congratulations to Image journal for twenty years of standard-setting work.In the territory where art and faith intersect, no publication has produced a more profound body of work, nor boasted such an accomplished roster of writers and artists.Check out Bearing the Mystery: Twenty Years of Image, the beautiful, "best-of", hardbound anniversary volume. I have a copy already, signed by several great contributors. … [Read more...]

Sara Zarr’s in the new issue of Image.

Sara Zarr and I are very, very different people, writing very different kinds of books.Nevertheless, we became friends a few years ago at Image journal's summertime arts conference, The Glen Workshop, which takes place in Santa Fe, New Mexico. We met in the fiction workshop taught by the magnificent novelist and short story writer Erin McGraw. We've been back every year since then, become fast friends, watched our dream of becoming published novelists come true, and now... we've had articles … [Read more...]

The Sixth Annual Denise Levertov Award

This just in: … [Read more...]

Man on Wire (2008) – A Reflection

[This reflection on Man on Wire was originally published at Good Letters, the daily blog for Image.]• In a photograph from her recent wedding, my friend Tara stands on one side of the empty dance floor. On the other, Bryan, her groom, leans forward in his chair. Tara is about to reach out her hand in a gesture of invitation. No doubt about it—he’s ready to respond. Their gazes are locked in a fierce line. The tension in that open space is palpable. Complicated histories, differing citize … [Read more...]

Elliott Spitzer Makes a Porno, Part II; Also: Christian Approach to Movies

Laura Bramon Good delivers Part 2 of her series "Elliot Spitzer Makes a Porno" ... at Image's blog, Good Letters. (If you missed Part 1, it's here.)- Greg Wright on "Anatomy of a Christian Approach to Movies" (Hey, thanks, Greg! I'm honored!) … [Read more...]

My Third Conversation with Charlie Kaufman

I first met Charlie Kaufman when he visited Seattle to promote Adaptation. I met him again when he came back to talk about Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.About a week and a half ago, when he returned to Seattle to discuss his fantastic new movie Synecdoche, New York, I interviewed him a third time. This was the most enjoyable and in-depth of the conversations. A few short excerpts appear here, in my latest article for Image's "Good Letters."Kaufman is one of my favorite … [Read more...]

Browser, 11/5

First, the preview for Revolutionary Road... … [Read more...]