BK Loren wrote The Way of the River and is the author of her debut novel, Theft, winner of the 2013 Willa Award and the 2012 Reading the West Award. Her work has been published in Best American Spiritual Writing 2004, Parabola, and Going Alone. She is a winner of the D. H. Lawrence Fiction Award as well as the Dana Award.
WHEN I SEE DIRT in my dreams, I know I’m going to have a wild sleep. All night long, stories rise up from vast expanses of gritty soil, landscapes that read like hieroglyphics, like love notes, like survival tales, like novels. Continue reading
WE’RE AT THE LONESTAR SALOON, which doesn’t live up to its romantic, Old West name. It sits smack-dab between Chili’s and Applebee’s. We do have to walk through two saloon-style doors Continue reading
I’M STANDING IN MY DRIVEWAY on a spit-freezing cold morning, waving my mittened hand to a friend who has declined to join me. “No one in this neighborhood’s going to listen Continue reading