Dr. Greg Garrett is a professional writer who teaches creative writing, film, literature, and theology classes at Baylor University. He is the author of over two dozen books of fiction, nonfiction, memoir, and translation, including the critically-acclaimed novels Free Bird, Cycling, Shame, and The Prodigal. Dr. Garrett is perhaps best-known as one of America’s leading voices on religion and culture (BBC Radio). His most recent nonfiction book is A Long, Long Way: Hollywood’s Unfinished Journey from Racism to Reconciliation. His writing has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Italian, and Czech. He has also written hundreds of articles and essays for Salon, Washington Post, FOX News, The Spectator, Sojourners, The Tablet, Religion News Service, Christianity Today, The Daily Mirror, and many other print and web publications.
A seminary-trained lay preacher in the Episcopal Church, Dr. Garrett is a distinguished homiletician who has preached at Wesley Seminary in Washington DC, St. Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle, King’s College in London, and the American Cathedral in Paris, on the nationally-broadcast radio show Day One, and as the featured preacher for the annual meeting of the international Academy of Homiletics.