Christianity versus Misanthropy

“My hate is general, I detest all men; Some because they are wicked and do evil, Others because they tolerate the wicked, Refusing them the active vigorous scorn Which vice should stimulate in virtuous minds… “Betrayed and wronged in everything, I’ll flee this bitter world where vice is king, And seek some spot unpeopled and

Culling and Discerning

In conversations with writers and editors, the talk always slips eventually back to what we do in a general sense. The editorial perspective. We are literary curators, and almost every day I hear something about the “cultural impact” of our work and discuss what is good, what is “truly fine” and excellent writing. Editing is