Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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Ceramics Envy at the Berkeley Art Center — I Want to Get My Hands into that Earthy, Messy, Squishy Clay

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I'm a writer, but whenever I visit my friend Nancy Selvin's ceramics studio, I wonder whether I've missed my calling. Maybe … [Read more...]

The Writing Room: Heather Donahue and Me – How I Got Hooked on a Pothead

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Heather Donahue – of “Blair Witch Project” fame – is a writer friend of a writer friend of mine. Otherwise, I would never … [Read more...]

Sam Lamott Was a No-Show, but Anne Arrived With a Bouquet of Bons Mots

By Barbara Falconer Newhall When best-selling author Anne Lamott learned that her 19-year-old son Sam was about to become an unwed father, her reaction … [Read more...]

The Writing Room: My Flesh Is Weary — Too Much Book-Writing, Not Enough Yoga

  By Barbara Falconer Newhall Can you guess who wrote these lines?  "Of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of … [Read more...]

How to Tell if You’re a Writer

"A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people."  -- Thomas Mann … [Read more...]