Close Reads

David Kern

David is the producer of the Close Reads Podcast Network, and host of the flagship show, as well as The Daily Poem and Libromania. He is the editor-in-chief of FORMA, a journal that offers classical thought about contemporary culture, the director of CiRCE Books for the CiRCE Institute, and the strategic coordinator for CiRCE. He and his wife, Bethany, have four children and they live in NC.

Heidi White

Heidi White is a teacher, writer, consultant, and speaker. She teaches literature at The Journey School in Colorado Springs. She is the Managing Editor of FORMA Journal and a contributing writer at the Circe Institute. She is a weekly contributor on fiction, poetry, and Shakespeare on The Close Reads Podcast Network. She writes fiction, poetry, and essays and speaks about literature, education, and the Christian imagination. She lives in Colorado with her husband and children.

Tim McIntosh

Tim McIntosh has been a tutor at Gutenberg College since 2008. He received his B.A. from Bryan College (TN) and his M.A. in Theology from Reformed Theological Seminary. In addition to teaching writing to Gutenberg freshman and sophomores, he is a playwright, screenwriter, and actor. His play Son of Abraham received a "Best New Play" award, and the film of his screenplay Mandie was released by Kalon Media in spring 2009.