imgres-1I’m looking forward to the Woodstock Writer’s Festival on March 21. I’ll be on a panel with Gail Straub and Clark Strand, and we’ll be talking about “The Critical Role of the Dark in Life and in Spiritual Writing.” Should be a lively conversation! “In a dark time, the eye begins to see,” wrote poet Theodore Roethke. That has certainly been true in my life and work. To purchase tickets to this event, go to