OWL Member Published in NY Times

Gary PresleyA personal essay by Missouri writer Gary Presley appears in the New York Times Fashion and Style section for November 27, 2009.

Called “Would My Heart Outrun Its Pursuer?” the essay is a memorable account of courage and love.

According to Maeve Maddox, editor of the language site DailyWritingTips, writers interested in the personal essay genre will find in Presley’s piece “a model of structure and style.”

Thanks to Fred Pfister and Lois Kleinsasser for bringing Presley’s essay to the attention of ArkansasWriters.

Presley‘s blog

Maeve Maddox writes about popular culture, English usage, and education. Her most recent books are WORD RAGE, a guide to peaceful coexistence as American English-speakers, and THE FABERGE FLUTE, a cozy mystery set in 1980s London.

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