What were the 31 original stories that inspired The Good Men Project mission? Here are seven great reasons to find out.
Amin Ahmad’s excerpt from The Good Men Project anthology. “We take our usual seats at the coffee shop, by the plate glass window. My hands are shaking so badly that I scald myself. ‘What’s going on, man?’ Peter looks at me over the rim of his coffee cup.”
No One Saw a Thing
Jeffrey Wallace wants to know why he kept missing the red flags of being a parent.
The Not-So-Dolce Vita
Three months after we married, Celia and I up and moved to Italy. Six months later we returned to the States, almost broke and, somehow, still married.
Iowa Black Dirt
Perry Glasser is raising his daughter alone. And one by one, the mysteries are dispelled.
The Act You’ve Known for All These Years
What do you do if are a father of a daughter who loves to perform? If you’re Stuart Horwitz, you go busking with her.
An excerpt from The Good Men Project Anthology. By John Sheehy
Norm Appel was terrified to have children while drinking and taking pills. He discovered why.
A Death and a Birth
Rolf Gates tells the story of his sister’s death and daughter’s birth, and how they helped him become a better man.
Heart of a Beginner
NFL Hall of Fame member, Andre Tippett, talks about how karate transformed his life and powered his athleticism.
An excerpt from The Good Men Project book: Julio Medina’s story.
Helping Ex-Convicts Reintegrate
Good Men Project contributor Juilo Medina knows how hard it is for an ex-convict to get work. He was one.
Amin Ahmad in Narrative Magazine
Original Good Men Project contributor Amin Ahmad writes about family and immigrant life. His newest story, “Catfish,” was Story of the Week at Narrative Magazine.
Book Excerpt: Whatever It Takes
Few people shape who you are as a father as much as your own father. In this week’s installment of the Good Men Project Book series, Ricardo Federico tells the universal story of revealing his impending fatherhood to his dad … and what he took away from that conversation.
Book Excerpt: Resolution
A bloody forehead, a bad back, and a train wreck later, Joseph Levens’ New Year’s resolution pays off. An excerpt from the Good Men Project book.
A Book by Men, for Men—Awkward Chest-Bumps Not Included
The eclectic mix of contributors—from Pulitzer winners, Vanity Fair writers, Emmy winners, Poet Laureates, Gulf War pilots, ex-cons, pro football Hall of Famers—draw upon the defining moments in men’s lives and explore the perspectives men have gained.