The Snakes and Southern Vernacular of Harry Crews

Monday, April 2, 2012

Crews at home in his Florida; Oscar Sosa, New York Times She felt the snake between her breasts, felt him there, and loved him there, coiled, the deep…

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Contexts: Invisible Cities, Invisible Country

Thursday, January 19, 2012

From the ruins of the Pruitt-Igoe housing complex, Saint Louis; Strange Harvest Today we present an entry from Invisible Cities, one of the most heralded works of fabulist…

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The Weekly Feed: January Twelfth

Friday, January 13, 2012

Wendell and Tanya Berry in The Family Album of Lucybelle Crater; Ralph Eugene Meatyard • Lisa Pruitt of Legal Ruralism – an Ozark native and a law professor…

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Rural Poetry Series: Josh Wallaert

Friday, September 16, 2011

Film still from Arid Lands; Grant Aaker and Josh Wallaert Today we would like to add the poetry of Josh Wallaert to the company of our Rural Poetry…

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The 2011 BIG FEED

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Photograph from a previous BIG FEED; Richard Saxton Next month (October 15-16) the M12 art collective will host their annual BIG FEED celebration at the Yuma, Colorado Fairgrounds….

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Fiction That Crosses The Rural – Urban Line

Thursday, September 8, 2011

selection from a photograph of Barry Lopez by Robert Miller Fiction writing is one of the art forms that we do not discuss enough on The Art of…

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Rural Poetry Series: James Still

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

“James Still at his cabin on Dead Mare Branch, on his 80th birthday, July 16, 1986;” Tom Eblen Today in the Rural Poetry Series we turn to the…

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Contexts: How The Magnet Changed A Village

Monday, May 9, 2011

 a mural outside Aracataca, Colombia, the hometown of Gabriel García Márquez Many year later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant…

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For the Weekend: Wendell Berry Reading From His Work

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Br. Tom Murphy has run, for many years, an absolutely indispensable site documenting the work of Wendell Berry. Given Mr. Berry’s famous stance against technology and digital culture,…

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