Last month, I met journalist Lawrence W. Cheek, who is on the faculty of the Northwest Institute of Literary Arts low-residency MFA program on Whidbey Island. He is at work on a boat he has named Nil Desperandum (never despair) as well as a new book about boatbuilding as character building. He has generously shared … Continue reading →
About Lawrence W. Cheek
Lawrence W. Cheek is a newspaper journalist whose has also written for magazines including Arizona Highways, Sunset, American Heritage, and Architecture. His newest book is The Year of the Boat: Beauty, Imperfection, and the Art of Doing It Yourself. He teaches for UW's Educational Outreach and Whidbey Island's MFA program. Click here to learn about his other books.