Jonathan Carroll’s Bathing the Lion: A Response to a Harsh Review

Laura Browning’s review of Jonathan Carroll’s Bathing the Lion for the A.V. Club, “Bathing the Lion Ruins a Great Premise,” leaves me with seriously mixed feelings. On the one hand, I’m glad Carroll is getting reviewed in a major outlet. On the other hand, the review was completely negative. The problem with this negative review is that it getsContinue reading “Jonathan Carroll’s Bathing the Lion: A Response to a Harsh Review”

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Christie Is Getting Tired

Gov. Chris Christie is getting tired. He’s tired of hearing about human suffering. He’s tired of being reminded that he has a responsibility to all of his constituents, not just the ones who fund his campaign. He’s tired of being reminded that there are people in the world who are not like him. He’s tiredContinue reading “Christie Is Getting Tired”

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A Taxonomy of Feedback…

I had a great time the first week of October workshopping poetry and creative non-fiction with other writers at the St. Augustine Writer’s Conference hosted by Connie May Fowler. The best things I heard there, in no particular order: Sascha Feinstein (poetry and creative non-fiction workshop leader) described people he’d met who were so completelyContinue reading “A Taxonomy of Feedback…”

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