Can I Eat That? A Guide to Weird Lenten Foods

I live in Louisiana, where it’s actually quite difficult to consider Lent a penitential season. No meat—go eat seafood. Um, okay. But there are plenty of more obscure ways to fulfill your Lenten fast. So just in case you somehow manage to get tired of crawfish, crab,...

The Exorcist: “An Argument for God”

One afternoon in theology class, his professor riffed about a case of demonic possession that had recently occurred in the Washington area. Something about it struck a nerve. “I remember thinking, ‘Boy, if somebody would dig into this and authenticate it and show that...

Jennifer the Damned ON SALE!

Thanks to the good folks at Catholic Reads, the paperback of Jennifer the Damned is currently on sale for its lowest price EVER! You can get it for just $8.98 on Amazon or $6.33 directly from the publisher, Wiseblood Books. This offer is good through Halloween, 2019....

The Indomitable Nuns of the French Revolution

If it’s true, as the philosophers say, that eternity is the experience of all time at once, then surely writing about history is one way to practice for heaven. I’ve seemingly lived a good chunk of my recent life in the eighteenth century, and I can now expound upon...

Finding Each Other

It’s been well over a decade now since people began to murmur about a renaissance of Catholic literature. A great deal of progress has been made in that time, from the establishment of journals and publishing houses (Dappled Things remains a trailblazer; we’re a good...

40% off for my 40th Birthday!

  Update: This offer has ended, but the regular price is only $3.99. Still a bargain! It’s my 40th birthday, so I’m offering 40% off the Kindle edition of Cinder Allia, one week only. Go buy yourself a present! Cinder Allia has spent eight years...