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Austin Segrest

Austin Segrest’s poems are small miracles of compression. In the space of fourteen or so highly polished lines, in language that is by turns highly metaphorical and earthy, he creates fully realized sonic and psycho-spiritual worlds.

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Twenty-Five Years of Fresh Air


Texas Blues


A Conversation with Michael Gruber


Dinner with Dona Adélia


The Scar


To My Son Yacine


Naming the Beloved: Ethics, Aesthetics, and Lyric Poetry

Gregory Orr on the relationship between ethical actions and poetic craftsmanship.

The Myth of Independent Film

Craig Detweiler’s journey collaborating with his long lost college roommate to make a documentary about the line that divides faith and doubt.

Power in the Blood

Patton Dodd discusses Christian killers and the myth of religious violence in Hollywood films.

Where Are You?

Ryan Flanagan recalls young suffering and loss.

Corona de Espinas

Jim Hinch on migrant farm workers, a medieval mystery play, and the future of religious art in America.

Asking for Salt

Jill Noel Kandel becomes a writer while her son struggles to read.

Radiant Power: Authority and Violence in New Egyptian Fiction

M. Lynx Qualey discusses the ways that recent Egyptian literature tackles themes of religion and politics.

The Rage of Peter de Vries: Reckoning with a Brokenhearted Humorist

Jonathan Hiskes explores the literature that reflects his own childhood experience.



Full Thunder Moon


Venetian Villanelle






This is Not About Looking Like a Success


The Glen Workshop, a program of Image, began in 1995 as an innovative event combining the best elements of a workshop, an arts festival, and a spiritual retreat.

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Road films. Horror films. Films on marriage. Divine comedies. We love movies. Do you? We’ve got you covered.

The Landscape of Art & Faith

What is the contemporary literary climate like for writers of faith? How will they fare in the future?


“Not since O’Connor’s Mystery and Manners has there been such bracing insight on the pile-up where art and faith collide.”

—Annie Dillard 

The Word-Soaked World: Troubling the Lexicon of Art & Faith

This collection of short essays demonstrates the push-pull relationship believing artists have with words: We are in pursuit of a God who is revealed through the poetry of the oldest Psalms, but whose true name is impossible to pronounce.

Evolution and the Imago Dei

Explore the intersection of faith, science, and art.

Why Believe in God?

We put it to a group of writers, artists, filmmakers, and musicians: At a time in human history when religious faith is called not only out-of-date but malignant, why do you believe?

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