Items by Tara Rae Miner

California chronicles: A review of New California Writing: 2011
California chronicles: A review of New California Writing: 2011
Editor Gayle Wattawa has assembled an anthology of essays in New California Writing: 2011 that should intrigue even people outside the Golden State.
To die fighting: a review of Jesse's Ghost: A Novel
To die fighting: a review of Jesse's Ghost: A Novel
In Frank Bergon's new novel, a young man in California's Central Valley is haunted by the memory of his best friend, whom he murdered.
A part of something old: writer Kim Stafford's storied places
A part of something old: writer Kim Stafford's storied places
Oregon writer Kim Stafford looks for "scattered Edens" in contemporary Western life.
The dark corners of the heart: A review of Volt
The short stories in Alan Heathcock's collection, Volt, bring the troubled inhabitants of a small town vividly to life.