These Holy Temples

To the awkward self-loathing boy that later delivered genius satire in bare-assed memoir, David Sedaris, and to the girl with wavering confidence, bad hair, and skinny legs who became the quirky dynamo writer of everything, Nora Ephron: I declare my undying love and devotion. To the man who reveals spiritual awe in arrangements of the most ordinary of […]

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The Golden Age

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
In Tuesday’s New York Times, the Bookends column asks Cheryl Strayed and Benjamin Moser, “Is This A Golden Age For Women Essayists?” Strayed opens with a shot across the bow: Would we ever think to ask if this is a golden age for men essayists? Is it even…

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