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Writing the Past

Reliving our history

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

“With writing, we have second chances…to imagine worlds that are not exactly like this one, or worlds that are exactly like this one” (Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated, 144–5).

Writing is hard. It’s an addiction. Not every one of us was “born to be a writer,” a debate held between the two main characters of Everything Is Illuminated, JS Foer’s first novel…

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Terry Barr

Terry Barr

I write about music, culture, food, and my Alabama past in One Table One World, The Riff, InTune, FanFare, SongStories, Rock n”Heavy, Counter Arts, and Pop Off.