Items by Kurt Caswell

The path of the imagination
The path of the imagination
A review of “Conversations with Barry Lopez: Walking the Path of Imagination” by William E. Tydeman
A land of subtle beauty: A review of Llano Estacado
A land of subtle beauty: A review of Llano Estacado
The photos and essays gathered in this collection of photographs and essays celebrate the austere beauty of a vast dry landscape.
That quiet haunted place: A review of American Masculine
That quiet haunted place: A review of American Masculine
The short stories in Shann Ray's book take us deep into the lives of Western men.
Lone shepherd on a distant promontory
Lone shepherd on a distant promontory
A writer wanders the mountains north of McCall, Idaho, with Peruvian shepherds, their dogs and sheep.
Writing in tradition
In her first short story collection, From the Hilltop, Toni Jensen relies on her Metis heritage to explore American Indian life off the reservation.
Taking stock
Taking stock
Annie Proulx's memoir Bird Cloud and Gary Snyder's book-and-film project, The Etiquette of Freedom, unveil the private lives of two iconic Western writers.
An example and an antidote
In Imagination in Place, his new collection of essays, writer/farmer/poet Wendell Berry shares some of his honest wisdom and sharp-eyed observations.