Buffalo Cactus and Other New Stories from the Southwest

Buffalo Cactus and Other New Stories from the Southwest


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Revealing the Southwest as home to some of the most entertaining writers in twenty-first century fiction, this collection features a wonderfully diverse array of authors, including Alberto Álvaro Ríos, Ron Carlson, José Skinner, Tacey M. Atsitty, and Kirstin Valdez Quade.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826357540
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication date: 03/15/2018
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

D. Seth Horton is the editor or coeditor of five previous collections of western short stories, most recently Road to Nowhere and Other New Stories from the Southwest (UNM Press).

Brett Garcia Myhren, coeditor of Road to Nowhere and Other New Stories from the Southwest (UNM Press), teaches at Saddleback College.

Table of Contents

Introduction Brett Garcia Myhren ix

Ten Seconds in Two Lives Alberto Álvaro Ríos 1

From New Letters

The Decline of the American Bison Daniel Hamilton 13

From Nimrod International Journal

Buffalo Cactus Sierra Bellows 33

From Gulf Coast

The Splinter Ron Carlson 51

From the Mississippi Review

The Men We Used to Be Alex Espinoza 59

From the Virginia Quarterly Review

Lugar Tranquilo Judy Troy 71

From Epoch

Circus Circus Robert Rosenberg 77

From the Cimarron Review

The Bullet of a Gun Jill Kato 95

From the Threepenny Review

Looking Out José Skinner 101

From Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices

Drownproofing Matthew Blumenthal 111

From the Southern Review

In the Time of Rocks Toni Jensen 131

From Ecotone

Adulthood Robin Romm 143

From Gulf Coast

Forty Days in the Desert R.T. Jamison 159

From the Kenyon Review

To the Whirlwinds Tacey M. Atsitty 179

From Prairie Schooner

Old News, Unverified Jennifer Bowen Hicks 183

From the Iowa Review

Ocean-Friendly Cuisine Corey Campbell 197

From the Colorado Review

What My Daughter Is Holding Kelsie Hahn 217

From the Southeast Review

Fence Alex Wilson 219

From the Southwest Review

Jack, July Victor Lodato 229

From the New Yorker

The Grand Canyon Brock Clarke 249

From Ecotone

Ordinary Sins Kirstin Valdez Quade 253

From the New Yorker

Contributors 271

Credits 277

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