5 Questions for… Sheila Wise Rowe

This is third in a series, "5 Questions for...", conversations with Christian writers of color. (You can read my other two interviews HERE-with Deidra Riggs and Sophfronia Scott). I met Sheila Rowe at the Festival of Faith & Writing last April (pictured above in red, between poet Luci Shaw and writer Michelle Van Loon). Sheila [...]

What I’m Reading–3 Top Picks for Summer

I hope you'll find some time to read just for fun this summer, just for the enjoyment, inspiration and beauty of words. Here are my 3 top picks to consider--Poetry, Biography and Fiction. Poetry--Poems to Learn by Heart, Caroline Kennedy, Editor I met Caroline Kennedy when she was in Seattle five years ago for April's annual [...]

“The Sage Ones”–Ten Faith Writers Over 50

After my April visit to the Festival of Faith and Writing at Calvin College (Grand Rapids MI), I came home resolved to do two things better with my small place on the internet. One of those resolutions is to champion the voices of women faith writers over the age of 50, vastly underrepresented in the webosphere, in [...]

Five Questions for…Sophfronia Scott

I  first met Sophfronia Scott at the Festival of Faith and Writing in Grand Rapids last April. I'd admired her writing work from afar, particularly an essay in Ruminate magazine about dancing in her kitchen. I knew she'd be speaking at the Festival and scanned the meeting places, looking for her beautiful dreadlocks and beaming [...]