has written more than 20 books of fiction, nonfiction, memoir, and translation. His latest books include My Church Is Not Dying: Episcopalians in the 21st Century (Morehouse Publishing, 2015). Professor of English at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where he has received university-wide teaching honors, he also serves as Writer in Residence at the Seminary of the Southwest (where he earned his MDiv) and preaches at St. David’s Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas. Garrett is also lead writer for portions of the The Voice Bible project from Thomas Nelson, a weekly columnist on faith and culture for Patheos, and Residential Scholar at Gladstone’s Library in Hawarden, Wales. He has appeared on radio and television here and abroad and regularly teaches, preaches, gives readings, and leads workshops and retreats.