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Light Action in the Caribbean by Barry Lopez

Barry Lopez, born January 6, 1945, is an American author of fiction and nonfiction. He has published nine works of fiction and seven nonfiction including Of Wolves and Men, a National Book Award finalist. The San Francisco Chronicle has described him as “the nation’s premiere nature writer.” His fiction draws heavily upon his knowledge and…

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Power by Linda Hogan

Linda Hogan is a Chickasaw poet, novelist and essayist, a professor at the University of Colorado. She has won numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, an NEA grant and an American Book Award. She has published three books of poetry, four of fiction, a play and a work of non-fiction. She was born in 1947…

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Stalking The Warrior’s Path: With Casey Clabough

So here, finally, is the feature on Casey Clabough’s, The Warrior’s Path–published in the Twisted South Magazine–faculty member Eric J. Wallace has been badgering you about for weeks on end. For those who contributed, thank you much. (There will be a follow-up on this featuring Zephren and Page Turner Studios, automatic 12 gauge shotguns, psychedelic…

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Nourishing the Creative Palate

My favorite author for writers is Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones, Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life). She tells writers to give themselves “permission to be lousy” so that they might free themselves from the demands of the internal editors that block the flow of the creative process. By freeing yourself from an internal…

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Masterful Imagery: Charles D’Ambrosio’s The Dead Fish Museum

Jon Dittman The eight stories that comprise Charles D’Ambrosio’s The Dead Fish Museum vary greatly in plot and content, but are tied together so cohesively by the effervescent metaphors and imagery that each story, though distinct, feels connected to one another.  The images and metaphors used by D’Ambrosio are so powerful and poetic that they…

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