Archive: Apr 2013

Discussion Week 2: "The Old Desperate"

By Julie Silander

This is week two of our discussion of Leif Enger’s So Brave, Young, and Handsome.

Week 2 – “The Old Desperate” Read More ›

The Respectable George Jones

By Jonathan Rogers

George Jones died today. When he was a young man, famous for his hard lifestyle of drink and drugs and for outbursts of anger, nobody would have expected him ever to be an old man. But his fourth wife Nancy Read More ›

“My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?”

By Chance Perdue

[Thomas McKenzie here. I’d like to introduce you to my friend Chance Perdue. We’ve known each other for some years now, and he’s the youth minister at our church. On Good Friday this year, I asked Chance to Read More ›

Creative Worship


In the middle of my ballet class last week I was struck with a sudden memory that almost made me topple out of a pirouette. (At least, that’s what I’d prefer to attribute it to, and not to mere laziness over finding my Read More ›

Discussion: So Brave, Young, and Handsome

By Julie Silander

Welcome to week one of our discussion of Leif Enger’s So Brave, Young, and Handsome! We’re so very glad that you’re here. Please speak up, share your thoughts, and pose additional questions to the group. Read More ›

A Different Kind of Lonely

By Pete Peterson

[Stephen Lamb (no stranger in these parts) recently had an essay featured on the Art House America blog and it’s too good not to share. Is it a record review? Yes, sort of, but it’s also a lot more. The opening paragraphs are posted below; click over to Art House America and read the entire piece. It’s great.] Read More ›

Breaking a Dark Enchantment

By Story Warren

[This is a short piece I wrote for Story Warren that may resonate with Rabbit Roomers as well. –S.D. Smith] Read More ›

Malcolm Guite

By Sarah Clarkson

Well, it’s time. High time. I’ve been hoarding a literary treasure for far too long. I did tell a few good souls about this gem of a writer at Hutchmoot, but really, the whole world needs to know and its time I sound the trumpet. Read More ›

Brennan Manning and Me

By Thomas McKenzie

Last night I saw it on Twitter: “Brennan Manning has died.” His death has been coming for quite some time now. I’ve been expecting it. However, I questioned the news initially, not having seen any legitimate Read More ›

How a Boy Became an Artist

By The Rabbit Room

When Jarrett J. Krosoczka was a kid, he didn’t play sports, but he loved art. He paints the funny and touching story of a little boy who pursued a simple passion: to draw and write stories. Watch the video. It’s well worth your time. Read More ›

On Creativity: A Letter to My Children

By Story Warren

[She will be miffed at me for saying this, but it would not surprise me at all to find that, in twenty or thirty years time, my singular claim to fame was being friends with Rebecca Reynolds. She is one of the finest Read More ›

Why I Want to Be George R. R. Martin’s Neighbor

By Jeffrey Overstreet

[Editor’s note: We’re really excited about having Jeffrey Overstreet as one of our guest speakers at Hutchmoot 2013. Jeffrey has long been one of my favorite film critics and his book Through a Screen Darkly Read More ›

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