Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Writing”

Episcopal Haiku Bleg

Explaining your religious tradition, 17 syllables at a time

Posted February 5th, 2016

On Writing & Failed Oysters

How to become a writer — and how not to lie to oneself about that prospect

Posted February 4th, 2016

Found In Translation

What Jhumpa Lahiri learned about herself through learning Italian

Posted December 1st, 2015

The Impossibility of Perfect Justice

Sherman Alexie agonizes over art and social justice

Posted September 15th, 2015

Regional Novels, Explained

Your shortcut to understanding the literature of the South, New England, California, and Scotland

Posted September 10th, 2015

Bedtime with Wallace Stevens

‘The House Was Quiet and the World Was Calm’

Posted May 5th, 2015

Happy Derby Day from Walker Percy Weekend

Raise a glass to the ponies, to the South, and to the memory of the great Southern novelist

Posted May 2nd, 2015

Walker Percy Weekend T-shirts for Sale

A one-of-a-kind t-shirt featuring Walker Percy’s signature

Posted April 30th, 2015

Writing While Sick

Kara Tippetts: Amazing and inspiring to the very end

Posted March 21st, 2015

To Sleep, Finally

At the end of the Dante book project

Posted January 12th, 2015

The View from Grub Street

A Pulitzer Prize winner on his self-inflicted poverty

Posted November 16th, 2014

Writing Your Brains Out

Ezra Pound, you crazy diamond, throw me a lifeline

Posted November 8th, 2014

The Book That Reads You

Dante’s Divine Comedy is a searchlight into the reader’s soul

Posted October 29th, 2014

Writing And Fatigue

All, just a short note to apologize for the lack of activity …

Posted September 16th, 2014

Tea Party Literature?

The conservative book editor Adam Bellow wrote a National Review essay calling …

Posted July 10th, 2014

The Modern Writer Who Grew Up In 1895

Debut novelist Sarah Perry grew up in a tiny religious sect called …

Posted July 4th, 2014

Not Much Digital Future For You, Writer

If you think digital publishing is going to be the savior of …

Posted June 19th, 2014