The Spring 1994 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by James Welch. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.
Table of Contents
Excerpt from "Perma Red," by Debra Earling
"Flight," by Sherman Alexie
"Ponies Gathering in the Dark," by Anita Endrezze
"Minimal Indian," by Diane Glancy
"Milk," by Eileen Pollack
"Surrounded," by Ann Harleman
"Snowfield," by Marshall N. Klimasewiski
"Not Quite Peru," by Lee Ann Mortensen
"Outside Magdalena, Sonora," by Alberto Rios
Charles Harper Webb
Don Lee, "Rafael Campo, Contributor Spotlight"
James Welch's first book was the 1971 collection of poetry Riding the Earthboy 40, and he has since written four novels: Winter in the Blood (1974), The Death of Jim Loney (1979), Fools Crow (1986) and The Indian Lawyer (1990); as well as the nonfiction book Killing Custer (1994). Welch has taught at the University of Washington and Cornell University. His awards include the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction and the American Book Award.