Barry Casey

Creative Nonfiction Writer

3844 Angelton Ct
Burtonsville, MD 20866
Phone: 
240-273-2345
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Author's Bio

Barry Casey writes a bi-weekly column on spirituality for Spectrum Magazine. His first collection of essays, "Wandering, Not Lost," was published by Wipf and Stock  in November 2019. His second collection of essays is looking for a publisher. He has published in Brevity and Mountain News. He writes on his iPad every day because he is retired after 37 years teaching philosophy, ethics, and communication in Maryland and DC universities.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Wandering, Not Lost: Essays on Faith, Doubt, and Mystery (Wipf and Stock, 2019)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Rowan Williams, Annie Dillard, Christian Wiman, George Steiner, Joan Didion, Augustine, Jack Gilbert, Rainier Rilke, Seamus Heaney, Terry Pratchett, George Orwell, Marilynne Robinson, Saul Bellow, Eula Biss, Ursula Le Guin, John Jeremiah Sullivan, R. S. Thomas, Albert Camus, Toni Morrison, John Steinbeck, and Milan Kundera.
What I'm reading now: 
The Lives of a Cell by Lewis Thomas, Citizen by Claudia Rankine, Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald, Meander, Spiral, Explode by Jane Alison

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Canadian
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Medicine Hat, AB
Canada
Alberta
Raised in: 
Angwin, CA
California
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Last update: Oct 19, 2020