Who Am I?

The mutant lovechild of Dorothy Parker, Oscar Wilde, Teresa of Avila and Fyodor Dostoevsky, Andrew Ford is an existential bon vivant, writer and aspiring nineteenth-century Romantic. Sadly, he has yet to contact tuberculosis, but it’s on his to-do list for 2015.

Hailed as one of the most unique voices writing today, Mr. Ford’s blog, A Red State Mystic, is highly regarded for its depth and lyricism. It’s been called “the best blog you’ve never heard of” and “the blog I love to read but am too afraid to share!” An avid reader, Mr. Ford covers everything from music to spirituality to Russian novels to Existentialism to Appalachian LGBT issues and back again. His writings have been featured on The New Yorker website and Andrew Sullivan’s The Daily Dish. As an aspiring Twitterleberity, Mr. Ford (@andrewnford) will proudly share he is followed by Deborah Voigt (his “#bestie”), Gerald Finley and several other musical and literary luminaries.

He has several short fiction pieces pending publication.



4 thoughts on “Who Am I?”

  1. Peace!

    This is a wonderful blog. God willing, I hope to spend more time here. For now, I just wanted to say hello!

    My name is Abdur Rahman, and I am a Muslim, and member of the Mevlevi Sufi order, better known as the Whirling Dervishes. I’d be interested in exploring your ideas with you, whenever you have time.

    Blessings and love to you and your family

  2. OMG (and I mean that in the highest sense of the word)! Another Red State Mystic! Relocated to Idaho from Illinois about 18 months ago & find myself a Blue Girl in a Red State. I’m priest/pastor/instigator in my middle church in a small town in Idaho. Looking at stuff for John Cassian’s feast & came across this posting of yours. Thanks!

  3. Glad to find your blog. Third-year college student here. Episcopal convert, aspirant to the priesthood. Deb, where are you in Idaho? I’m originally from there.

  4. I’m here in Twin Falls. Took a call to serve an Episcopal congregation nearly 2 years ago. I know it was the Holy Spirit because I’d never been to ID before. Prayers for you as you go thru discernment.

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