I more or less got my start as a writer publishing essays and articles on Catholicism and culture. As of this month, I'll be returning to that on a regular basis, with a new monthly column for Robert Royal's daily magazine, The Catholic Thing. You can click the icon to read my inaugural contribution, "On Being Catholic Modern."
From time to time, I have published pieces on the more abysmal skirmishes in "culture war" in Crisis Magazine, and I return to those pages this morning with a short essay "On John Crowe Ransom's Newly Discovered Agrarian Classic." Click the icon to read.
If all goes according to plan in 2019, I'll be offering you at least one new poem and one new column every month, as well as a handful of longer review essays on Catholicism and poetry for Catholic World Report. Click the icon to see what I've published in the series so far.
And, if these ambitions do not blow up in my face, my next book of literary criticism will be complete and in press by the start of 2020. Colosseum Books, the series I edit, will bring out its first two books, one of poems and one of criticism, each by Samuel Hazo, sometime this year.
In the meantime, I hope you'll continue to follow my new work and, of your charity, to keep on your shelf my two books of poems which, in their final state, I hope provide adequate testimony to my work in the art form I revere.
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