In his new novel, Work Song, Ivan Doig describes the struggle between mine owners and union activists in post-WWI Butte, Mont.
by Kathleen Yale,
Oct 10, 2010
In her debut novel, The Ringer, Jenny Shank brings to life two troubled families haunted by violence in Denver.
by Matthew Irwin,
Apr 17, 2011
Lamb, Bonnie Nadzam's crisp, startling and psychologically intense debut novel, follows two troubled characters on a quest for redemption in the West.
by Jenny Shank,
Feb 05, 2012
Rick Bass’ memoir, Why I Came West, describes how
his 20-year struggle to save Montana’s Yaak Valley held him
hostage, preventing him from concentrating on writing the short
fiction that he loves.
by Eric Peterson,
Apr 14, 2008
In Michelle Huneven's novel Blame, a woman tries to deal with her guilt after a drunken-driving accident.
by Hillary Rosner,
Sep 13, 2009
In Rise, Do Not Be Afraid, poet Aaron Abeyta explores the
lives of the people who lived and loved in the long-lost town of
Santa Rita in Colorado’s remote San Luis Valley
by Annie Dawid,
May 28, 2007
Jon Raymond's short-story collection, Livability, is compassionate and quietly devastating.
by Lawrence Lanahan,
Dec 20, 2009
Liberty Lanes, Robin Troy's second novel, tracks the lives of a group of senior citizens in a small Montana town.
by Phyllis Barber,
Jan 22, 2012
In Mark Stevens' second novel, Allison Coil, a tequila-drinking hunting guide, investigates a mysterious death in a remote landscape much sought after by oil and gas developers.
by Erica Olsen,
Aug 07, 2011
The short story anthology Best of the West 2009 is filled with memorable characters and muscular prose.
by Tania Casselle,
Apr 25, 2010