D.L. Mayfield

living in the upside-down kingdom

Featured Writing



Feature Writing

September Cover Story for CT Magazine-- Facing Our Legacy of Lynching

June Cover Story for Sojourners Magazine -- Church Planting and the Gospel of Gentrification

Opinion piece for the Washington Post — Mary’s Magnificat in the Bible is Revolutionary.


Creative Non-Fiction

Magpie for the Lord at The Rumpus

On Home Alone 2 and Mary's Magnificat at BWDR

Carrie & Lowell & Me for The Curator


McSweeney's 2011 Column Contest Winner

Recipient of the 2015 VanderMey Non-Fiction award from Ruminate magazine

Image Journal's Artist of the month (with link to my essay, The Rule of Life, from issue 82).

Notable essayist in Best American Essays 2016 and nominated for the Pushcart Prize in both 2015 and 2016.

Winner of multiple Evangelical Press Association Awards.

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