namesake

antler derives its name from william stafford’s poem “a message from the wanderer,” in which an antelope, beginning as a symbol of missed opportunity, later modulates into a symbol of hope, awakening, and community.

we are in no way affiliated with the brilliant poet antler who resides in milwaukee.



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

a worker’s prayer: van gogh on sight

When it’s warm outside and the food processing plant doesn’t smell, I sit on the call center steps and drink tea in the sun....

interview: shane mccrae

{an interview with poet shane mccrae, whose newest collection, FORGIVENESS FORGIVENESS, will be published by factory hollow press next month. pre-order it here}

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creative luxury: beyond maslow

A few months ago my husband, our two kids, and I returned from seven years in China, where we served with Food for the...