Sophfronia Scott is a novelist, essayist, and leading contemplative thinker whose work has appeared in numerous publications and received a 2020 Artist Fellowship Grant from the Connecticut Office of the Arts. Her book The Seeker and the Monk: Everyday Conversations with Thomas Merton received the 2021 Thomas Merton “Louie” Award from the International Thomas Merton Society. She is the founding director of Alma College’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing, a low residency graduate program based in Alma, Michigan.
I was delighted to have this engaging conversation full of writing, faith, books, and vocation. I’m grateful to Sophfronia for having it with me and, as always, I’m grateful to you, our listeners and readers.
“Vulnerability is an expression of wholeness.”
- All I Need to Get By: A Novel – 2004
- Doing Business by the Book: How to Craft a Crowd-Pleasing Book and Attract More Clients and Speaking Engagements Than You Ever Thought Possible – 2008
- Unforgivable Love: A Retelling of Dangerous Liaisons – 2017
- This Child of Faith: Raising a Spiritual Child in a Secular World – With Tain Gregory – 2017
- Love’s Long Line – 2018
- On Being 40(ish) – Ed. by Lindsey Mead – 2019
- Common Prayer: Reflections on Episcopal Worship – Ed. by Joseph S. Pagano & Amy E. Richter – 2019
- The Seeker and the Monk: Everyday Conversations with Thomas Merton – 2021
- Wild, Beautiful, and Free: A Novel – 2023
Other books mentioned in this episode:
- A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
- By the Highway Home – Mary Stolz
- Erosion: Essays of Undoing by Terry Tempest Williams
- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Other people mentioned in this episode:
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