is a writer, filmmaker, teacher and creative consultant. His work regularly appears in National Geographic magazine, and he's a contributing editor with The Virginia Quarterly Review and The American Scholar. His recent creative clients have included Instagram, Atlantic Re:Think, Cathay Pacific Airways, and Market Road Films. He teaches at Sewanee, the University of the South, and at Boston University.
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The Battle of Messines
I'd been studying this battle for years, and then National Geographic asked me to write about its centenary. Up now, here.
"For me the most outstanding aspect of the of the battle is that it literally changed the face of the earth.”