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Looking for reviewers

I still have a few review copies of The Chapel of the Thorn remaining. I am looking for reviewers who: a) know the works of Charles Williams b) have something of a good publication records in either scholarly or popular … Continue reading

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Hallows and Heaven

I wrote last week about my lovely morning researching an Arthurian work by Barfield in the Bodleian Library–my personal earthly paradise. Now I would like to share with you about the talk I gave at the Charles Williams Society on … Continue reading

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A Review of “The Chapel of the Thorn,” a lost Charles Williams play by Sørina Higgins

Originally posted on A Pilgrim in Narnia:
Libraries are sacred spaces. I have had the opportunity to make pilgrimage to some of these storied cathedrals. I sat in contemplation at the Edwin W. Brown Collection at Taylor University in Upland,…

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“How to Handle the Hallows” video

Here’s the recording of my talk at Mythgard’s conference, MythMoot III, thanks to Dr. Ed Powell.

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“The Chapel of the Thorn” launched at Ekphrasis

Originally posted on Ekphrasis: Allentown's Fellowship of Christians in the Arts:
On Monday (January 5th), my edition of Charles Williams’ play The Chapel of the Thorn celebrated its official release with a nice little Book Launch Party at Ekphrasis.…

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Come into the Chapel!

The Chapel of the Thorn has been published! I received my author copies via UPS yesterday. That was a happy moment. 2 1/2 years of work, now looking lovely in my hands. And you can hold it in your hands, … Continue reading

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How to Handle the Hallows: proposal for Mythmoot III

I have just registered for Mythmoot III: Ever On. This is the Mythgard Institute’s annual conference. Please check it out; I would love to see you there! You can read about my experience last year here, on Curator, where I … Continue reading

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Here are two important pieces of CW-related news. (1) The text of The Chapel of the Thorn will be ready to send to the publisher in a day or two! I have finished editing and re-editing the text. Three people … Continue reading

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Request for Information on Early Plays

Dear Charles Williams Scholars: As you know, I am editing The Chapel of the Thorn for publication by Apocryphile Press. As I am drafting the introductory essay, I have a few questions that I would like to crowd source. Any … Continue reading

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Report on Dramatic Reading of “The Chapel of the Thorn”

This past Monday evening (St. Patrick’s Day), we made history! For the first time in human existence, Charles Williams’s as-yet-unpublished play The Chapel of the Thorn received a performance: a semi-staged read-aloud by members of my group Ekphrasis: Fellowship of … Continue reading

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