Heroes for the Ages

Heroes for the Ages

I was 23. A few weeks earlier, I had quit the newspaper reporting job I had been dreaming about for years, and declared my intent to make a real go at more creative writing, beginning with . . . well, I wasn’t exactly sure. But I had moved four states away from my...
Giving It All

Giving It All

Last week, I was browsing through the online catalog of my local library looking for an Annie Dillard book a friend had mentioned. She had referenced only the title of an essay, not the book itself, so I just searched on “Dillard, Annie” hoping I could...