Writing One’s Personal Myth: A Writer’s Retreat with Dennis Patrick Slattery

Writing has the capacity to mend some tear in the fabric of our fiction, the storied self that is always plotting its course both within and without. By exposing to the open air of prose what afflicts, wounds, emblazons the scar tissue of resentments, hurts, slights, wrongs, wrong paths chosen, one has the opportunity to […]


Our Daily Breach: Exploring Your Personal Myth Through Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick

Our Daily Breach: Exploring Your Personal Myth Through Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick offers both a way of understanding what has generally been called the greatest novel of the American myth while simultaneously exploring one’s own personal myth. Its added feature is that it is an interactive book in allowing reader’s to meditate on one question per […]


Bridge Work: Essays on Mythology, Literature, Psychology

The series of 20 essays explore the spaces between depth psychology, mythology and literature as well as cultural phenomena to reveal where common threads weave the three disciplines to one another. Bridge Work is a form of field work with its intention to set up interactive fields between disciplines for the reader to bridge further […]


Discovering the myth of Memorial Day

Greetings! This article was printed in New Braunfels’ daily, the Herald-Zeitung on May 30, 2014.


Feathered Ladder: Selected Poems

Two volumes of poetry have been combined in this special edition il piccolo publication. “Brian Landis is a master storyteller; Dennis Patrick Slattery a master teacher in the art of writing myth. Both are skillful poets who have teamed to produce this refined volume of poetry. Feathered Ladder speaks brilliantly to me.” —From the Foreword […]