After suffering a devastating accident, rodeo cowboy Joe Willie Wolfchild retires to his family’s ranch to mend. There he meets Aiden, a troubled city teenager, and Claire, his mother—and three damaged people slowly begin to heal together.
Richard Wagamese (1955-2017) was one of Canada’s foremost writers, and one of the leading indigenous writers in North America. He was the author of several acclaimed memoirs and more than a dozen novels, including Indian Horse, Medicine Walk, and Dream Wheels.
A Sage, A Seeker, and the World's Most Alluring Fish
The author was in the Bahamas, pursuing bonefish—one of the world’s most elusive creatures—when he had a life-changing encounter with David Pinder, a legendary bonefishing guide. Here he tells Pinder’s story, as well as that of an ecology, of an industry, and of his own journey to enlightenment.
Chris Dombrowski is the author of Body of Water: A Sage, a Seeker, and the World’s Most Alluring Fish, as well as two acclaimed collections of poems. Also a fly-fishing guide, Dombrowski lives in Missoula, Montana.
The poems of this debut collection are dispatches from chemotherapy beds and hospitals and the loneliest spaces in the home. They are relentlessly embodied, communicating pain, violence, and loss—and yet they are also erotically, electrically attuned to possibility and desire.
Max Ritvo (1990-2016) wrote Four Reincarnations in New York and Los Angeles over the course of a long battle with cancer. Ritvo's poetry has appeared in the New Yorker, Poetry, Boston Review, and as a Poem-a-Day for Poets.org. His prose and interviews have appeared in publications such as Lit Hub, Huffington Post, and the Los Angeles Review of Books.
The 2016 Jackson Hole Writers Conference will be held from June 23 to June 25 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as talks, readings, and manuscript critiques. The faculty includes poets Maria Melendez Kelson, Paisley Rekdal, and Bethany Schultz Hurst; fiction writers Brian Doyle and Lynn Sharon Schwartz; and creative nonfiction writers Gretel Ehrlich and Alison Hawthorne Deming.