Adventure Girl Disappoints Vonnegut

Masters of the Modern Short Story

A couple of years ago, I encountered a paper assignment from a class taught by my literary hero, Kurt Vonnegut. In reading┬áthe assignment, I realized that as an undergrad I would have dropped the class. It would have terrified me. Even just thinking about it┬ámade my chest tight. Out came my Adventure Girl cape. I… Continue reading Adventure Girl Disappoints Vonnegut

A Life of Jesus

In college I took a "History of World Religions" class taught by my favorite college professor (the one that gave me my superhero name). One day that quarter I was waiting for a friend in the Student Union, and I pulled out my required reading for that class: A Life of Jesus by Shusaku Endo.… Continue reading A Life of Jesus