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Rethinking Small Towns and Fragments: An Interview with Chad Simpson

Rethinking Small Towns and Fragments: An Interview with Chad Simpson

By on August 20, 2013

by Abbey Hood Chad Simpson is the winner of the 2012 John Simmons Short Fiction Award. His short story collection Tell Everyone I Said Hi was published by the University of Iowa Press in 2012. Chad was raised in Monmouth,

Of Red-tailed Hawks and Earth Writing: A Review of Earth Works, by Scott Russell Sanders

By on August 5, 2013

Reviewed by: Brigette Bernagozzi   Earth Works Scott Russell Sanders ISBN 978-0253000958 Indiana University Press, 2012   “I am sometimes asked if I am a ‘nature’ writer,” Scott Russell Sanders writes in the preface to his newest book, “as if paying

Pirouettes and Courage: An Interview with Daniel Duane

Pirouettes and Courage: An Interview with Daniel Duane

By on August 1, 2013

by Cody Leutgens   Daniel Duane is the author of seven books, including the surf memoir Caught Inside, A Surfer’s Year on the California Coast. His journalism, appearing in Men’s Journal, The New York Times Magazine,  Bon Appetit, GQ, and