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Rogue Homilies originally started as a blog featuring vignettes about life and love and God–you know, pulpit things I’d say if I were a preacher. I’m not, hence the ‘rogue’ part of it. It turns out, there are many of me among you: would-be Pulpit People with Christ in your life and art in your […]

July 6, 2016

Some Days I Make Soup: A Writer in Progress


Priceology

Lesson One about being a writer is that you should be able to admit in public over coffee that you’re writing a book. The funny thing is I can’t say it above a whisper or while looking anyone in the eye. It’s as if the volume and eye contact is a verbal contract that I’ll […]

June 4, 2014

For E.E. Cummings and Adrienne Rich


Literology

I found these gems lying dormant in a crowded folder marked “Poetry,” as every folder should be. I wrote them in an attempt to catch up from April 5 to April 11 just before giving up to charge head first at the two book manuscripts I’m working on–you know, because if you can’t pick your pony, you’d […]

May 27, 2014

Education and the Cost of Being Weird


Priceology

             So the word on the street is that the Prices are a little weird. Perhaps folks have always thought that about us—certainly, they’ve always thought it about me, and they should; I am a little weird. But when they started saying it about my family, I wasn’t quite sure […]

February 25, 2014

What You Do When Everything Is Fine


Literology

I have wondered more than once whether, if a bank teller drew on my hands with one of those counterfeit bill detector markers and forced them under the light for examination, I’d have tells like those of a fake twenty. The word fraudcrosses my mind sometimes as I work stage right and stage left in […]

January 7, 2014

Open Mouths and Open Mics


The Little Literati

All that business about April being the cruelest month is true. (Eliot was right. Go figure.) I will add, however, that October and November can be incredibly hard on writers, too. Fall brings promises I cannot keep: a poem a day in October and a whole novel in November (visit NaNoWriMo.org for information about other […]

November 15, 2013