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.
My wife and I were watching the news that day. We didn’t realize my daughter,
Appeared in Rain Taxi in April 2015. A review of the same book appeared in The Oregonian
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