Nick Ripatrazone

Nick Ripatrazone is a writer, editor and teacher. His latest book, “The Habit of Poetry: The Literary Lives of Nuns in Mid-century America,” is available for preorder from Fortress Press. His other books include “Digital Communion: Marshall McLuhan’s Spiritual Vision for a Virtual Age,” “Longing for an Absent God: Faith and Doubt in Great American Fiction” and “Wild Belief: Poets and Prophets in the Wilderness.”

Nick is the culture editor for Image Journal and a contributing editor for the Catholic Herald (UK). Nick has written for Rolling Stone, GQ, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, Esquire, Outside, The Sewanee Review, America, Commonweal and elsewhere. Learn more at

Resources by Nick Ripatrazone

Join us for an author conversation with Alice McDermott on her new novel “Absolution.”
Join us for a live conversation with acclaimed author Kirstin Valdez Quade on her debut novel.
Fr. James Martin, SJ, joined the Jesuit Book Club to talk about his newest book, “Come Forth: The Promise of Jesus’s Greatest Miracle.”
In this course, you will learn how to effectively engage with Catholic storytelling as readers, thinkers and writers; to observe how close reading and attention

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