Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Mambo Tango

Nurses dance with doctors, nuns dance with God.
--Poet Garcia Madero

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Hidden Truths

It is easier to learn life's lessons from fiction, because it allows one to be impartial about the hidden truths in a story, its plot and its characters as they are revealed.

Friday, July 15, 2016

The Tell-Tale Heart

Meaning in literature should be an undercurrent just beneath the surface.
--Edgar Allan Poe, inventor of the detective fiction genre

Monday, July 11, 2016

Shining a Light

My interview by Cory Morningstar at SHIFT magazine.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

A Composite Organism

Lichens are symbiotic life forms.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Good Great Important Profound



Contemporary Writers
Important or profound writers differ from good or great writers.
Glenn Greenwald and Cory Morningstar are important writers.
N. Scott Momaday and Thomas Flanagan are profound writers.
Benjamin Black and Quentin Bates are good writers.
Leslie Marmon Silko and Jean-Claude Izzo are great writers.
Important writers are consequential.
Profound writers are insightful.

Monday, June 13, 2016

New Light

Communication by cultural creatives generates synergy which leads to avant-garde projects that advance understanding and help people to see things in a new light.