The EditorsJanuary 17, 2017
Kaya Oakes on Catholic Writing Today

Kaya Oakes talks about her new essay in America magazine, "Writers Blocked?" where she seeks to offer a corrective to the ongoing discussion among Paul Elie, Dana Gioia and others about the golden age of Catholic writing. Oakes argues for more attention to non-fiction and younger writers, who are often left out of this discussion.

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