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...

interview: sheldon lee compton

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

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interview: karen swallow prior

{ 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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