Archive for February, 2015

Are We Lonelier Now?

February 14, 2015 | 2 Comments

What better topic to write about today than loneliness? One of my favorite issues of Missouri Review is themed ‘Love and Loneliness.’ My interview with David Sedaris is tucked among its pages, as are some lovely stories, poems and essays.

At a dinner with a visiting poet the other night, someone brought up the question of loneliness, and are we lonelier now that we have social media to keep us connected, or are we truly more connected. The conversation wandered from yes we’re more lonely to no, maybe we’re not, … More »