eBook Giveaway!

FREE eBook edition of author and outdoorsman Todd Bruce’s Nine Passes: Fly Fishing through the Past and Present of the High Sierra (published February 2015 by Black Swift Press) in exchange for an honest review.  Nine Passes, Todd Bruce’s deeply personal account of his 300-mile backpacking expedition through the Sierra Nevada, is informed by the author’s vivid sense of [...]

‘Fragility’ Appears in 2River View’s Winter 2014 (18.2) Issue

FRAGILITY From my mother I learned how wine swims in the vein, what happens when the vaquita dies, how to boil meat from bone to make chicken soup. Like her, often I am stirred from sleep by thought, not dream. A frenzied rap at the thin door a beckon to follow her into the summer [...]

‘Two Figures on a Train’ Published in Issue Two (Spring 2012) of Northwind Magazine

TWO FIGURES ON A TRAIN This morning the cattails sway in the heaviness of red-winged blackbirds and their sputtering chatter. Among marsh reeds, the subtle croak of toads echoes through glassless windows. And because neither had imagined the stillness of the deserted railway cars bordering the old millpond, their hands slid beneath soft cotton— two [...]