BK Loren

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.


Dreaming in Dirt

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


Got Tape?

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