An Incident at the Intersection of Art and Literature

Incident at the Intersection of Art and Literature Recently, I had one of those unlikely incidents after which I asked myself, “Did that really just happen?” It did—on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at World Con 76., in San Jose, CA. I’m blogging about it because I couldn’t put it in my fiction, where I try … Continue reading An Incident at the Intersection of Art and Literature

Thoughts on Flannery O’Connor’s Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose

*** “The writer operates at a peculiar crossroads where time and place and eternity somehow meet. His problem is to find that location” (Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners) *** Last fall, on the recommendation of a friend, I decided to read Flannery O’Connor’s Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose. This friend had said the book was … Continue reading Thoughts on Flannery O’Connor’s Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose