Amy Irvine’s most recent book, Air Mail: Letters of Politics, Pandemics and Place, was co-authored by Pam Houston. Her essay, “Dear Mr. Abbey,” was excerpted from Desert Cabal: A New Season in the Wilderness, a feminist response to Edward Abbey’s Desert Solitaire, and was included in Orion’s 25 Most-Read Articles of the Decade. Irvine teaches in the Mountainview MFA program of Southern New Hampshire University. She lives and writes off the grid in southwest Colorado.
This dispatch is a follow-up by author Amy Irvine, whose Autumn 2020 feature, “Close to the Bone,” travels from the Mongolian steppe to southwestern United States to contrast the ancient hungers Continue reading
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HEY, MR. ABBEY, can you hear me down there? This yolk of sun has broken on a horizon sawed in two by saguaros and I’ve hopscotched my way through crypto and Continue reading