Dave Griffith: author, teacher, arts admin

Dave Griffith is the author of A Good War is Hard to Find: The Art of Violence in America (Soft Skull). He is the Director of Creative Writing at Interlochen Center for the Arts. He is at work on a manuscript titled Pyramid Scheme: Making Art and Being Broke in America (check it out by clicking the link in the opposite sidebar).


Passage from the 1960 essay “Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Literature.” Context, transcript and discussion of the full essay here: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2014/03/25/flannery-o-connor-grotesque-reading/

Never knew this existed.

Dune climbing with Alex Day. #upinmichigan (at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore)

Evening walk with Alexander Day #upinmichigan (at Interlochen, MI)


Do the Right Thing, #ferguson —- #JusticeforMikeBrown

Charlotte #lifewithcharlotte #upinmichigan #lightinaugust

Heart-shaped rocks found during birthday beach combing

Birthday beach combing with @jmesgriff Water looks like the Carribean. #nofilter (at Bohemian Beach)

Boatin w @riverfool and @jmesgriff (at Interlochen, Michigan)

And this too, which our neighbors gave us, but had a shoddy finish on it. #shopclassassoulcraft

So this is what I’ve been doing to de-compress after six weeks of art camp. #Essay forthcoming. #shopclassassoulcraft

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