Why Writers Should Teach High School
Many writers spend years looking for the light at the end of the adjunct tunnel. I took another route: teaching high school.
Rosary beads and religion
Where are you going with this, Ripatrazone?
Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, America, The MillionsThe Paris Review, Esquire, Runner’s World
The New York Times
As I Lay Dying
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My earlier, naïve idea of Catholicism was shaped by an elevation of the priesthood. I did not see the sacramental worth in love, family, everyday life.
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“We can make a positive impact and pursue our dreams in this country—even when we feel unwelcome in it.”
Yuka took my feelings of alienation and monstrousness and turned them into a hilarious joke we shared.