Summer Sonnet Study

July 27, 2015

It’s been a long time since I devoted much attention to this blog–my apologies to the loyal few who visit. If you happen by, please feel free to join me in a Sonnet Study this summer. I’ve set out to write a sonnet a day during the month of August, in an effort to bring some discipline back to my creative writing. I’d love for you to join me!

Happy summering.


2012 Sidney Awards

January 1, 2013

In what has become an annual tradition, I find there is no better way to start a new year than by sitting back and reading a few examples of excellent long-form journalism and essayism. Every December, New York Times columnist David Brooks presents a series of “Sidney Awards” (part I, part II) to articles published in the last year. The chosen pieces are lengthy, but I make it a goal to read at least a few whose descriptions catch my eye.

Here’s my selection from the 2012 Sidney Awards:


Regular Posting Delayed

April 24, 2010

I apologize for the recent dearth of posts: finals season is upon me, and will keep me tied up for another few weeks. Look for regular posting to resume in mid-May.

Thanks for stopping by!