Mike Winn

My Life

Friends describe me

He's bright, likes to talk, is too "focused", no fun at a party.

My hobbies

Reading, chess, gardening

Fantasy dinner guests

CS Lewis, Socrates, Soren Kierkegaard, George Macdonald, my father

Best advice I ever received

Put the Kingdom of God first. (Don't sweat the rest!)

My undergrad alma mater

Los Angeles Baptist College

My worst subject in school


In college I drove

1950 Chevy (2-door sedan)

If I weren't a professor, I would

writer juvenalia

Favorite books

Bible, The Summa, George Macdonald's fantasies, Charles Williams novels

Favorite movies

A Thousand Clowns, A Man for All Seasons,

Favorite city

Chiengmai, Thailand

Favorite coffee

Folger's regular (quite unimaginative!)

Nobody knows I

wrote beat poetry in a Berkeley commune in 1959

My latest accomplishment

I rescued two kittens from coyotes.