Hey y’all. This is all in the very, very first stages, but I’m talking with a publisher about the possibility of doing a book of essays by Catholics who were badly mistreated by their churches or by Catholic communities or institutions, but who continue to practice the faith. My working title is Wounded in the House of a Friend, so that gives you sort of the idea. I’m looking for a wide range of experiences–there are so many different sorrows–and a wide range of genres, from personal memoir to hagiography, practical guidance, theological reflection, Scriptural reflection, and gallows humor.
If you’d be interested in contributing, please email me firstname.lastname@example.org, and PLEASE spread this post as widely as you can. Know that if this project doesn’t end up coming to fruition as a book (like I said, it is just at the very earliest stages) I will work hard to make sure everything produced for it finds a home and brings its author some cheddar–we all gotta get paid. Thanks so much.