Kevin Haworth
Kevin Haworth is the author of the novel The Discontinuity of Small Things, winner of the Samuel Goldberg Foundation Prize and finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. He has held fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center and Ledig International Writers House and teaches at Ohio University.

Plagues

As I write this, I’ve just come from a Passover Seder for small children. At this age, religious education involves a lot of singing, loud percussion instruments, and plenty of room for wobbly preschool dancing. Small children are demanding in the ways they receive spirituality. They sit still only briefly for narrative;...

Far Out All My Life

I. Vinton County, Ohio: The winter has ended, but the change of season is a dangerous time here in this poor, rural area of Appalachian Ohio. Melting snow has saturated the clay soil. Now it has been raining without end for days and the water has nowhere to go. The big state...