events


coming soon to…

deerfield, il (reading, workshops, and teaching)
@ trinity university on november 19-21, 2013

more to come soon near you. stay tuned!

 


some previous engagements…

san francisco, ca (reading, workshops, and teaching)
st. aiden’s episcopal church on september 12-15, 2013

sacramento, ca (reading / workshop)
christ community church on september 18-20, 2013

louisville, ky (private palliative care workshop)
@ norton hospital, july 2013

the woodlands, tx (private retreat)
the woodlands united methodist on june 4-7, 2013

louisville, ky (other)
st. matthew’s episcopal church on nov 29, 7pm, 2013 > panel discussion on thomas merton and contemplative living w/ dave harrity and others

pittsburg, pa (manifest workshop: writing your story)
the upper room  on march 21-23, 2013

albuquerque, nm (conference)
forma on january 31 till february 1, 2013

 

 

 



resources for faithful practitioners of creativity and creative practitioners of faith...

interview: amber nelson

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interview: michael martin

{ in this interview, poet michael martin discusses approaches to creating poems. }

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interview: sheldon lee compton

{ in this interview, sheldon lee compton ruminates on fiction, revision, and writing as a life discipline }

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{ in this interview, karen swallow prior discuss her process and the challenges of writing toward truth }

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interview: david wright

{ in this interview, poet david wright discusses craft, inspiration, and revision }

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“walking with kindness” by mark liebenow

What is required of us is to do justice, love kindness,

 and walk humbly with our God. Micah 6:8

 

I imagine Micah...

“a made thing” by heather caliri

For a long time, I simply felt helpless.

My youth pastor in high school was spiritually abusive to many of us, and he sexually abused...

“the devil you know: rough drafts” by elizabeth jarrett andrew

Poor revision, unfairly maligned due to a quirk of human nature! We beasts prefer prowling on familiar territory, rooting up the same soil with...

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creative luxury: beyond maslow

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