The Swimmer & Always in a Soft Voice

On Hearing a Lady Poet Preoccupied with Angels Read in April

Susanna and the Old Boys

September Spring in Zambia & Oranges

A New Song from an Old Climate; Letting Go; With a Liverful; & Spring Night

The Well; Jonah; The Earl of Arundel; & Don Juan in Winter

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