Joe Wilkins is the author of a memoir, The Mountain and the Fathers, a finalist for the Orion Book Award. His debut novel, Fall Back Down When I Die, is now available from Little, Brown. He lives with his family in western Oregon, where he directs the creative writing program at Linfield College.
HERE in the Klamath Mountains, this far country we—my wife, two young children, and I—are calling for a summer of months home, the meadow gives way to forest, forest to river Continue reading
(This essay was a finalist for a 2010 National Magazine Award in the Essay category.) OUT ON THE BIG DRY we had to kill to live: Come October, we’d herd a Continue reading