July 30, 2017

Dear Future People

By Rosebud Ben-Oni

  how angels would walk the ocean if they wanted to walk. They don’t. They hover.   —”Water at Night,” Marianne Boruch   —or did you get past us, just far […]

March 16, 2017

On Derrick Austin

By Jerry Harp

Last night here at the college, we hosted Derrick Austin, who gave a marvelous reading and conducted one of the best Q&A sessions I’ve ever seen. He encouraged our students […]

August 8, 2012

Secret Credos of the Godless

By Amit Majmudar

Notice how scientists are always talking about laws. Laws with a capital L, no less. Einstein’s Laws, Poiseuille’s Law, Hooke’s Law, Fourier’s Law, etc., etc. This endless law-giving reveals something […]

June 12, 2012

Reason Not the Need

By Amit Majmudar

I do not need religion. I can plug that hole with anything: family, literature, music, medicine. I can distract myself and go along and never look up and die quite […]