Contributions by Sue Kreke Rumbaugh

Very Lucky Indeed: An Interview with Dinty Moore

By | Book Review, Prose

Dinty W. Moore is the author of the memoir Between Panic & Desire (University of Nebraska), winner of the Grub Street Nonfiction Book Prize in 2008. He also has written two other creative nonfiction books, The Accidental Buddhist and The Emperor’s Virtual Clothes, a collection of short stories, Toothpick Men, and the writing guide, Crafting …

Book Review: Between Panic and Desire by Dinty W. Moore

By | Book Review, Prose

With subtle wit and outright humor, Dinty W. Moore takes the reader on a journey like no other in his latest memoir, Between Panic and Desire (2008 – University of Nebraska Press). From the outset it is clear that our author, a seasoned writer of creative nonfiction, is on a quest of discovery, understanding and …

Book Review : The Horizontal World: Growing up Wild in the Middle of Nowhere by Debra Marquart

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North Dakota, with its lack of elevation, vegetation, and rain along with the demands of the farming life, provide the fertile ground from which the luscious layers of desire and longing in our author and protagonist develop. Debra Marquart’s memoir, The Horizontal World: Growing up Wild in the Middle of Nowhere, for those who enjoy …