This post is taken from a longer Keynote Address delivered at the Through the Eyes
Appeared in The Oregonian, February 25, 2014.
If Cheryl Strayed’s Wild was
Appeared in The Sun: A Magazine of Ideas in January 2017.
Many times I had seen my
Named a “Notable Essay” in the 2016 edition of The Best American Essays, edited
Appeared in The University of Chicago Magazine, August/September, 2016.
Appeared in Governing Magazine, June 1, 2015.
Criminals scare me. They know more
Appeared in the “Beautiful Things” series in River Teeth, May 23, 2016.
Two of these three short essays appeared in The Oregonian.
My wife and I were watching
Appeared in Rain Taxi in April 2015. A review of the same book appeared in The Oregonian
Appeared in The Millions, January 22, 2015. Reprinted by Three Quarks Daily on