CHASING MISERY: AN ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS BY WOMEN IN HUMANITARIAN RESPONSES

Here’s the website of the book pictured above. From the dust jacket: “Chasing Misery is a collection of different experiences, perspectives, and voices of women involved in humanitarian aid work. This book provides a glimpse into the humor and heart-break faced by women working in some of the most complex and challenging environments of the […]

INSANE FOR THE LIGHT

I first met with Tidings editor-in-chief JD Long-Garcia over lunch several weeks ago. “We’d like to invite you to write a weekly column on arts and culture,” he said. “Books, theater, music”… My heart stopped. “Gardens?” I inquired, my mind racing. “Outsider art? Bee-keeping? Urban square-dancing?” “Yes,” he replied. “It has to appeal to Catholics. […]