Last month, with the New York University Creative Writing Center, we sponsored a panel discussion featuring Paul Elie, Alice McDermott, Valerie Sayers, and Rand Richards Cooper. They wrestled with the question of the hour: How does the faith of a writer -- or her subject -- influence her creative process? Here's a video of the event:

Commonweal Conversations 2011 - The Writing Life: What's Faith Got to Do with It? from Commonweal Magazine on Vimeo.

Grant Gallicho joined Commonweal as an intern and was an associate editor for the magazine until 2015. 

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