What Do I Want to Read in This Book?

As I work on the book proposal, I asked myself this question today: What do I want to read in a book? Here’s what I scribbled in pencil on white paper at my desk this morning: In reading this, I want to become more of myself. In reading this, I want to gather up the […]

Cooking with Words and Sitting at the table of community

On writing, solitude, community and how our freedom is tied up in each other Writing, for me—even when I worked as a reporter—has always been solitary. Bum on chair. Stories on paper. Words were written either into a private journal or into black ink that printed off on presses and got shipped into houses somewhere […]