Happy Birthday Mark Salzman!
“He is a modern Renaissance man who is a good journalist, writer, musician, and most fundamentally, someone who is interested in the broader questions of the mysteriousness of being human.” (Via)
Teaching young toughs
Juvenile offenders find release in a creative writing class (Bookpage on True Notebooks)
(One of few recent books that made me cry – so very sad)
Lying awake – (salon)
After a year in a car with a towel around his head, the author of “Lying Awake” finds that religion and art aren’t so dissimilar.