The Dispatch

A deep-thinking storyteller on the rise

July 12, 2020 Stephen Mirarchi 6

What a curious thing, the short story collection—not taking the form of a novel, yet mounting something more, presumably, than a mere assemblage of previously released material (Hawthorne’s Twice-Told Tales notwithstanding). A book of short […]

Books

On Conversion: Three Stories

March 25, 2019 James Matthew Wilson 5

The Christian Joy of Coming Together In the last months before his conversion, Saint Augustine heard the story of Gaius Victorinus, the pagan neo-Platonist philosopher who was himself converted to Christianity in his old age. […]