Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Edited by Susan Gardner and Devon Ross. TEN YEARS ON THE MOUNTAIN is an anthology of poems and prose, with commentary from twenty five authors describing their unique experiences in working with Red Mountain Press. The authors reflect the high esteem Red Mountain has for literary talent together with its commitment to excellence in editing and design. The authors' comments, based on personal experience, are variously moving, humorous, and pointed. They present an engaging picture of Red Mountain's operating style from the authors' point of view. TEN YEARS ON THE MOUNTAIN is a fitting milestone for the first decade of the press.
Susan Gardner is a Santa Fe poet, painter and photographer and the founding editor of Red Mountain Press. She has authored six books including LIFTED TO THE WIND, TO INHABIT THE FELT WORLD, the bilingual BOX OF LIGHT / CAJA DE LUZ, STONE MUSIC, INTIMATE LANDSCAPES, and a memoir, DRAWING THE LINE. She has lived and worked in Asia, Mexico and Europe as well as the United States and Canada, with numerous exhibitions in museums and galleries and extensive lectures and readings. She gave the Cam Memorial Lecture at the New York Public Library, where she was also honored to be granted a year in the Allen Room. She has presented programs at the Freer Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, the Library of Congress, and the Folger Library, among many others. She has been a house builder, scholarly researcher, teacher, and landscape designer. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Devon Ross, an Ohio native, has been a resident of Santa Fe, NM since 1990. In addition to professional stints in education and non-profit management, he has functioned independently for five decades as an architect, builder, sculptor by commission, and freelance writer. He holds graduate degrees from Ohio State and Central Michigan Universities. He is a long time board member of the Santa Fe Railyard Community Corporation and, in 2007, joined his wife, Susan Gardner, in founding Red Mountain Press where he is currently the Publisher.Author City: SANTA FE, NM USA