The Limberlost Review

A Literary Journal of the Mountain West

(2021 Edition)

Edited by Rick & Rosemary Ardinger


Limberlost Press announces publication of The Limberlost Review: A Literary Journal of the Mountain West (2021 Edition) edited by Rick and Rosemary Ardinger. The new 360-page literary annual carries on the spirit of a literary journal begun in the 1970s and 1980s that was revived in 2019 to feature more poetry, fiction, essays, artwork, and other personal writing by some award-winning contributors.

“The reception of the Limberlost Review in 2020 was so gratifying, and this new 2021 Edition, at 360 pages, was an adventure to pull together,” says Rick Ardinger in the Introduction. “This edition features work by veteran writers and new voices.  Artwork by seven amazing artists, and a gallery spread by an award-winning photographer elevate the entire volume you hold in your hands.”

The 2021 Edition features contributions from dozens of writers and artists, including:

An Interview with novelist Mary Clearman Blew by Joy Passanante and Gary Williams;

Poetry by Jim Dodge, Sherman Alexie, Jerry Martien, Mary Ellen McMurtrie, Martin Vest, E. Ethelbert Miller, Gail Pahmeier, William Johnson, John Neal Williams, Nancy Takacs, John D. Lee, Shaun T. Griffin, O. Alan Weltzien, Margaret Koger, Baron Wormser, Bob Bushnell, Samuel Green, Sandy Anderson, Calvin Brant Short, Gino Sky, Chuck Guilford, David Lee, Bethany Schultz Hurst, Robert Wrigley, and Judith Root;

Short fiction by Gaetha Pace, Ken Rodgers, Peter Anderson, Gary Gildner, Jay Johnson, and Jim Heynen;

Essays and Memoir by Alex Kuo, Alan Minskoff, Richard Leonard Reid, Hank Nuwer, Ed Marohn, and Nancy Stringfellow;

Re-readings by Larry Smith (on Kenneth Patchen), Ron McFarland (on Sherman Alexie), Rebecca Evans (on Thomas Hardy), Ron Hatzenbuehler (on Robert Penn Warren), Vince Hannity (on William Faulkner), Johnah Andrist (on Robert Pirsig), Cheryl Hindrichs (on Virginia Woolf and Elizabeth Bishop), Grove Koger (on Lawrence Durrell), Robert DeMott (on Thomas McGuane), and Richard Etulain (on Ivan Doig);


Artwork by Rachel Teannelach, Michael Woods, Janet Wormser, Rod Burkes, Fred Ochi, Dennis and Jinny DeFoggi, John Bertram, Lorelle Rau, and Diane Graves (AKA Did Sharp).

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