Lydia Davis is best-known for her very brief short stories and work as a translator.
The purpose of church may not be apparent in everyday life. But there comes a moment when we all wonder if everyday life is all there is. Church is waiting to help answer that question.
'Do we never expect to have a bad time?' Robinson asked an audience at Calvin College's Festival on Faith & Writing. 'Every generation or so, something goes haywire. It's human history.'
Jonathan Safran Foer spoke on God, prayer, writing, and film adaptations at Calvin College's Festival on Faith & Writing.
This year's Festival of Faith and Writing at Calvin College included Jonathan Safran Foer, Marilynne Robinson, Chimimanda Ngoze Adichie, Luis Alberto Urrea, and Leila Aboulela.
The Iowa Writers' Workshop, on its 75th anniversary, offers a window into the state of American letters.