Casey Clabough

Casey Clabough is the author or editor of a dozen creative and scholarly books dealing with the South. He is at work on a memoir recounting his struggles with schizophrenia.
March 13, 2018

Notes on the manuscript containing James Dickey’s essay “The Kingdom of the Other.”

Dickey was terrified of living an unexamined life, and he employed this technique, the imagining of the Other—the beings and places which were remote from his own biographical self—as a necessity to fuel creation, both in his writing and personal life.