Synopses & Reviews
"A trove of well-wrought, luminous, soul-bracing gifts." -Thomas Lynch (on the 2010 edition)
With selection chosen from a vast range of journals and magazines, The Best Spiritual Writing 2011 gathers the finest pieces of spiritual writing to appear in American publications during the past year. The collection offers an opportunity to read intimate and thought-provoking work, ranging from poetry to short fiction to memoir to essay, by some of the nation's most esteemed writers, including Rick Bass, Philip Yancey, Terry Teachout, Robert D. Kaplan, and many others. As Phyllis Tickle said of last year's edition, "there is enough here to feed the hungry heart for years to come."
With selections chosen from a vast range of journals and magazines, this compendium gathers the finest pieces of spiritual writing from the past year. The collection includes works by such authors as Rick Bass, Philip Yancey, and Terry Teachout.
About the Author
is the editor of the Best Spiritual Writing series. His many books include, Prayer: A History
(with Carol Zaleski) and a revised edition of The Recollected Heart
Billy Collins served two terms as the poet laureate of the United States from 2001-2003. He recently edited the book of poems, Bright Wings.