Writer David K. Wheeler is the author of Contingency Plans, a collection of poetry from T.S. Poetry Press, and the independent rock album There There. His essays have also appeared at TheHighCalling.org, BurnsideWriters.com, and in The Pacific Northwest Reader, an essay collection from Harper/Delphinium. Visit his website for more about his writing.
From 2011, an ode to the pleasures of vulgarity, in which a bookseller tries to give every customer one unsafe moment. And, yes—that’s what she said.
Faced with a stranger at the door seeking shelter for the night, what do you do?
Runners run, readers read, and some even do both at the same time. A bookish guide to outpacing your insecurities.