Returns, the Opera: Soon to open in the UK

James Cave, an up and coming musician from Yorkshire, England has been in the process for the last four years of writing an opera based on Joshua’s original play entitled Returns. The play centers around the theme of soldiers returning from war (in particular the Iraq War) attempting to deal with their emotional and moral […]

Introducing Artem Yatsunov: Director of Returns: Letters From Abu Ghraib

We’d like to introduce Artem Yatsunov. Artem has taken on the project of combining Joshua’s play Returns and his book “Letters from Abu Ghraib” into a new production/workshop. This new production is currently being developed and we will keep this site and our supporters updated prior to its release.  Below is a little more about […]

Letters from Abu Ghraib 2nd edition relaunch events

The University of Chicago The University of Chicago, Joshua’s alma mater for graduate studies , was the site for the first book event promoting Letters from Abu Ghraib, the 2nd edition, which was recently published by Wipf and Stock Publishing House.  The event was moderated by Joseph Clair, professor and Associate Dean of Liberal Arts […]

October 2017 Relaunch Events of ‘Letters From Abu Ghraib’ by Joshua Casteel

The first event to be held at the University of Chicago: Divinity School Commons Room October 25, 2017 4:30pm Main event speaker: jim forest from alkmaar, Holland, noted author, theologian, and peace activist Also featured will be a panel reading selections from joshua’s book offering comments and fielding questions and dialogue. Kristi casteel, mother of […]