Member Directory

Gary Wade is an independent academic working on the poetry of Seamus Heaney. He enjoys exploring the interdisciplinary relationship between literature and theology. He writes because it makes his academic interests more widely available to others.

Theodore Madrid is a PhD student at Hillsdale College where he studies politics. He is especially interested in American political thought, classical political philosophy, personalism, phenomenology, ethics, and education. He writes to share the fruit of his contemplation and help the work of cultivating institutions that promote virtue and the common good.

Rose Peterson is a wife, mom, and grandmother who starts big projects in the house and yard. She finds out that she is older and weaker than she thought, and therefore she sits down to read a book. She writes for the pleasure of it.

Truitt Glover is a writer and filmmaker from Dallas, TX. He believes storytelling is the most powerful form of communication, and he tell stories to try to make his audience feel the things he feels.

Mariah teaches studio and art history courses for middle and high school students at the Thomas MacLaren School in Colorado Springs. Her personal interests and educational background are interdisciplinary in nature, often combining technical and theoretical studies in the visual arts with history, culture, aesthetics, and theology. When she's not teaching, you can find her chatting with friends at a coffee shop, catching up on a BBC show, or playing pickleball with her friends.

​Claudia Rodriguez is an ardent lover of people, who loves hosting and connecting them with one another. She has over 100 books and lives to share them with her friends. She is fascinated by the beauty of the human person made in the image and likeness of God, teaches 6th grade, and is passionate about the Institute for Catholic Liberal Education.

Sam is a freelance writer and journalist with a background in reporting on politics and cultural issues. He's primarily interested in bringing light to issues surrounding sexuality and faith. His work has appeared in Live Action News, The Federalist, LifeSite News, and Fox News Digital.

James Inwood is a proud "Papist," husband, father, and bureaucrat in the frontier wastelands of North Dakota. Having somehow survived both Hillsdale College and grad school, he writes both fiction and non-fiction related to spirituality, history, economics, and politics. Besides Salt & Iron, he contributes to Catholic Paradox and is (slowly) working on a couple novels regarding the future of American civilization.