A Story of Inland Life

About Talking

Sourdoughs, Filibusters, and a One-Eared Mule

The Fault

The Heart as Dog

Suzanne Cleary won the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry for her third book, Beauty Mark (BkMk Press, 2013). Recipient of a Pushcart Prize, she teaches in the low-residency MFA in creative writing program at Converse College.

Dog Song

Frederick Busch (1941–2006) was a prolific short-story writer and an award-winning novelist. Professor of literature at Colgate University from 1966 to 2003, he authored twenty-seven books and more than one hundred short stories and essays. His many honors include an American Academy of Arts and Letters award for fiction in 1986 and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction in 1991.

Watching the Boy Watching the Funeral from the Riverbed

The Intentional Alligator

Why the Shakers Didn’t Write Poetry