Paula Huston’s books include Daughters of Song, Signatures of Grace, The Holy Way, By Way of Grace, Forgiveness, Simplifying the Soul, and the forthcoming A Season of Mystery. A National Endowment of the Arts Fellow, her work has been honored by Best American Short Stories, the Catholic Press Association, the Catholic Book Club, Foreword Magazine, and Best Spiritual Writing. Huston, a Camaldolese Benedictine oblate, currently teaches fiction for the GlenOnline and creative nonfiction for Seattle Pacific University’s MFA in Creative Writing program.
Paula Huston & Tom Ryan March 28, 2012 / Praxis
In this interview with Paula Huston, the author and Benedictine oblate discusses how monastic disciplines developed by the fourth-century desert fathers can still be used by contemporary Christians seeking to simplify their souls, particularly in the season of Lent.