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Author: Joe Wilkins

Joe Wilkins's debut, KILLING THE MURNION DOGS, was published by Black Lawrence in 2011 and subsequently named a finalist for a number of national post-publication book awards, including the Paterson Poetry Prize and the High Plains Book Award. Wilkins's other books include a memoir, The Mountain and the Fathers: Growing up on the Big Dry(Counterpoint 2012), winner of a 2014 GLCA New Writers Award—an honor that has previously recognized early works by the likes of Richard Ford, Louise Erdrich, and Alice Munro, among others—and another book of poems, NOTES FROM THE JOURNEY WESTWARD (White Pine 2012). He has recently published two chapbooks, one of essays, We Had to Go On Living (Red Bird Chapbooks 2014) and one of poetry, Leviathan (Iron Horse 2014). Wilkins's latest book is Far Enough: A Western in Fragments, a chapbook of short fiction from Black Lawrence Press (2015). Wilkins lives with his wife, son, and daughter in McMinnville, Oregon, where he teaches writing at Linfield College.

Far Enough: A Western in Fragments
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Far Enough: A Western in Fragments

Black Lawrence Press

Fiction. Though Joe Wilkins's new collection of short fiction set under the big Montana sky may have all the trappings of a traditional Western—long shots of sage flats and blue mountains, late nights at the dingy local watering hole, and a har...

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Killing the Murnion Dogs
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Killing the Murnion Dogs

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. KILLING THE MURNION DOGS, Joe Wilkins's first full-length collection, is a series of elegies. Herein we grieve years and fathers, highways and memories, rivers, shotgun shacks, and myths. These poems sing us down the two-lane highways and ba...

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