Right now I have a great idea for an essay. It came upon me just a couple of days ago, inspired by an exchange on Facebook. And my first thought was, oh, this would make a great blog post.
But as I sat on the idea, it grew. I thought of other connections the initial idea had both to my own life and the larger world. So what was going to be a lovely post for today has now turned into something different. Read the rest of this entry →
Whittier Strong is currently an MFA candidate in creative nonfiction at the Univeristy of Alaska-Fairbanks. He is also nonfiction editor for Permafrost and will soon join Anthropoid as a staff columnist. He holds a BA in creative writing from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is originally from Indiana.