Charlie Hanline received his bachelor’s degree in 1972 from Findlay University in Ohio, majoring in Political Science. He was employed at the Pueblo County Department of Social Services for over twenty-five years before he quit to write fulltime. Luckily, he received a pension from work and has a mostly understanding wife. His novel entry, Sarafina,
Kindall Gray is a Tucson native who writes poetry and fiction, and is currently earning her MFA at the University of Arizona. Her work has appeared in the online journal Back Room Live, and she read her fiction for the Edge Reading Series for Younger and Emerging Writers in July of 2010. Natasha Stagg:What are
Drew Burk is a founder of Spork, one of Tucson’s leading independent publishing houses. He is also the fiction editor and bookbinder. When I asked him if he’d like to be interviewed, he said, “Oh, hey, I’m not a Tucson Success Story. I’m a guy in Tucson who does stuff with other people in Tucson. We persevere.
Temper Head banger, my wife tells the dentist. He has my husband’s temper. The dentist looks at me. Our son grins his toothless grin. His adult teeth will be fine, the dentist says. My wife squeezes my hand. I will not mention she was alone with him. I will not mention the marks on the
State Fair “One dime, one thin dime, that’s all it takes to win here!” That was my rap, variations of to be repeated all day. Even though his father told him it was sissy, the little boy hoped to win the stuffed pink dog. He didn’t know that the glass plates had been coated with