Jun 13, 2020 This week I’m introducing a new Saturday column. *Artists and Scientists* will feature one fellow artist or scientist every week, sharing: views on life and work; perspectives on current events; an overview of a misunderstood topic articulated in accessible terms; a personal essay; fiction/ poetry/ art/ photography, original or previously published; or […]
This review published at Countercurrents critiques a film that squanders great potential.
Ten splendid short stories I read this week.
In this microstory published at Potato Soup Journal, a PhD student is intent on finishing the one thing that consumes his life.
Part One of Two:
* Reading Plato as Light Literature
* Note on Gender Pronouns
* Socrates the Character
* Are the *Dialogues* Really Dialogues?
* Socrates’s Dialectic Style: Characteristics, and Pros&Cons
* Reasoning from the Ideal
In this article published at Deccan Herald, I address a common and false belief that obstructs gifted education.
In this feature published at The Curious Reader, I revisit a powerful play that remains shockingly relevant today.
In this feature published at Countercurrents, I examine how Orwell’s nonfiction engages with the issues that make his fiction so powerful.
In this two-part article on the craft of writing, I discuss what strategies pantsers and plotters might try to improve each stage of the writing process.
In this flash story that won the Fiction category of Kelp Journal’s Shelter in Place contest for lockdown writing, a man sets out to buy fish, and learns about the intersection of social class, the pandemic, and empathy.