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  • New West, Next West

    In the short stories in Last Call, Colorado writer Blair Oliver looks at the desperate suburban lives of modern-day Western men.

  • Longing for a buried past

    Rick Bass’ new short story collection, The Lives of Rocks, proves that his fierce environmental activism has not diminished the intensity of his storytelling genius

  • Thomas McGuane’s lonely freaks

    The powerful short stories in Thomas McGuane’s Gallatin Canyon prove him to be the New West’s answer to Flannery O’Connor.

  • Dear friends

    Rick Craig wins Nelson Algren Award; visitors; Bill Frank Jr. and John Echohawk win Wallace Stegner Award; HCN is looking for good writers

  • Big yellow taxi — in Duke City

    Yellow Cab is anthropology professor Robert Leonard’s poetic account of his after-dark journeys as a cab driver in Albuquerque

  • HCN looks to the future

    In a special summer reading issue, HCN dishes up a science fiction story that imagines life in the Southwest in 2030 or so, when "Big Daddy Drought" is in full stride, and California claims all water

  • The Tamarisk Hunter

    In the desert Southwest of 2030 Big Daddy Drought runs the show, California claims all the water, and a water tick named Lolo ekes out a rugged living removing tamarisk.

  • Complete History of New Mexico

    A collection of short stories by Las Cruces writer Kevin McIlvoy, Complete History of New Mexico brings the reader a variety of tales written from a great variety of perspectives

  • Gators, dirt and hot tubs in the Cowboy State

    Annie Proulx’s new collection of short stories, Bad Dirt, celebrates and skewers the colorful characters of rural Wyoming

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