Paths Unto the Dead

Mary Clearman Blew’s most recent books are This Is Not the Ivy League: A Memoir (University of Nebraska Press) and a novel, Jackalope Dreams (Flyover Fiction), both published in 2011. Two fiction collections, Lambing Out and Other Stories (2001) and Runaway (1990), won Pacific Northwest Booksellers awards, as did her memoir All But the Waltz: Essays on a Montana Family (1991). The winner of a Western Heritage Award and the Western Literature Association’s Distinguished Achievement Award, Blew is a professor of English at the University of Idaho.

John Barth’s Tenuous Affirmation: “The Absurd, Unending Possibility of Love”

Thurber’s Walter Mitty — The Underground American Hero

Lord Russell and Madame Sesostris

The Rise and Fall of James Wright

Edward Butscher’s poetry and criticism have appeared in numerous literary journals and publications, including the Saturday Review of Literature, Newsday, and the American Book Review. In 1976 he published the first biography of Sylvia Plath, and in 1988 his biography Conrad Aiken: Poet of White Horse Vale won the Poetry Society of America’s Melville Cane Award.

The Works and Days of Karl Stern

Hopkins, the Humanities, and the Environmen

The Short Stories of Joyce Carol Oates

Marion Montgomery’s “Fugitive”