Daniel Simon is WLT’s assistant director and editor in chief. His most recent publications include an edited volume, Nebraska Poetry: A Sesquicentennial Anthology, 1867–2017 (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2017), and an essay, “Mapping Great Plains Poetry: Nebraska and Beyond” (Great Plains Quarterly, fall 2017).
The Art of Death
Graywolf Press (2017)
It might seem odd to focus on a book called The Art of Death as spring approaches (at least in the Northern Hemisphere), but we all know about t...
Alene Puterbaugh. Painting by Ed Kelley.
In March 1972, in response to a letter from University of Oklahoma president Paul F. Sharp addressed to her late husband, Alene Puterbaugh wrote: “I wish to a...