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Crater County: A legal thriller of New Mexico

Crater County: A legal thriller of New Mexico by Jonathan Miller Reviewed by Tom Hester   When Jonathan Miller participated in the last Southwest Festival of the Written Word, he had what drama professionals call “presence.” Presence is confidence, mixed with a cupful of charm and a dash of threat.Read the Rest…


Adult Summer Reading Program? Oh my!

        AUTHOR:  LILLIAN GALLOWAY Summer reading for children and teens is a long-held tradition at the Silver City Public Library, but did you know that summer 2015 is the third time that the library is offering summer reading for adults? This is a great opportunity to readRead the Rest…


Ditch Rider by Judith van Gieson–A Review

  Reviewed by Charlie McKee As a Southwestern writer, Judith van Gieson imbues her novels with the sensations, atmosphere, cultural mix, and visual images of New Mexico, as well as its raw human transgressions and intrigues. On page one of Ditch Rider, named one of New Mexico’s 100 Best NewRead the Rest…


Connors and Fayhee at Little Toad!

Friday April 10, 2015 Time: 5:30 pm Little Toad Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard Street, Silver City NM   Join writers Philip Connors and M. John Fayhee at Little Toad Brewery and Distillery as they read from their works in celebration of the Continental Divide Trail and other SouthwestRead the Rest…


Annie Proulx: Why Do We Write?

AUTHOR:  JJ AMAWORO WILSON Posted on October 31, 2014 on his blog   JJ Amaworo Wilson, author   The gloriously tough-minded and tender-hearted Annie Proulx gave the keynote address at the AWP Conference & Bookfair in Seattle this year, entitled Why Do We Write?. One of my favorite authors, she’sRead the Rest…


Fear-Facing 101

AUTHOR:  BRUCE WILSON For the past ten months I’ve been writing every day; well, except for those few lost to holiday travel and the occasional ones when my writing consisted of twelve heavily labored-over words which ended up on my computer screen in no particular order. But it has beenRead the Rest…


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