To commemorate National Poetry Month: “The Shrine,” by Joseph Coulson

Great Books president Coulson is a novelist, playwright, and an award winning poet. He has published three books of poetry, The Letting Go (1984), A Measured Silence (1986), and Graph (1990), and his poems ...

Standing Down, A Few Thoughts on Veteran’s Day

Joseph Coulson, President, Great Books Foundation

In World War II, my father served as a machinist on the flight crew of a B-17, first running combat missions out of England and then later making food and supply ...