J. and Me (Jim)

J. and Me (Jim)

The year before I received a black belt in Tae Kwon Do at Indiana University, I spent time studying La Boxe Fran├žaise in Strasbourg, France. Classes were held in an odoriferous university gymnasium. The instructors did not have mustaches nor wear tights, but it is...
Why Write? #6:  Laird Hunt

Why Write? #6: Laird Hunt

For this installment of Why Write?, novelist Laird Hunt goes global. Discussing his work with the UN; his summers in Hong Kong; the way the literary mind “bends” in Egypt, Nigeria, and elsewhere; Honda three-wheelers; Tycho Brahe; boilers; Rigborg...