The Carpentry of Words: Malcolm Brooks and the Road to <em>Painted Horses</em>
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The Carpentry of Words: Malcolm Brooks and the Road to Painted Horses

The thing that tipped me off to it was this rinky-dink little historical society pamphlet from 1962 in which they were trying to get volunteers in Wyoming to go work on some of these water reclamation archeological surveys, and they mention River Basin Surveys in conjunction with Bighorn Canyon. I thought, “Okay, that has to be a real thing.” Continue reading

BEST OF BLOOM: No Other Way Out
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BEST OF BLOOM: No Other Way Out

by Scott Sparling

None of this felt late to me, you understand. It felt perfectly right. Occasionally, now, the distant trombones and snare drums of time’s marching band come drifting my way on the wind, and I’ll stop, a little surprised, and ask myself, what the hell is that? Worse, on certain bad nights, an accusing question floats just below the bedroom ceiling: Why did it take you so freaking long? Continue reading

No Other Way Out
Debut Authors / Essays / Experience Required / Features / Fiction

No Other Way Out

by Scott Sparling

None of this felt late to me, you understand. It felt perfectly right. Occasionally, now, the distant trombones and snare drums of time’s marching band come drifting my way on the wind, and I’ll stop, a little surprised, and ask myself, what the hell is that? Worse, on certain bad nights, an accusing question floats just below the bedroom ceiling: Why did it take you so freaking long? Continue reading