the writing of Jerry Windley-Daoust

Short Fiction

Short stories and sketches.


Nothing like G.M. Hopkins, but still.

Essays & Articles

Is there beauty left on the earth?

Why are we reading if not in hope that the writer will magnify and dramatize our days, will illuminate and inspire us with wisdom, courage, and the possibility of meaningfulness, and will press upon our minds the deepest mysteries, so that we may feel again their majesty and power?

Annie Dllard

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What I’m reading…

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
The Post-American World: Release 2.0

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