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Thanksgiving Dispatch

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Let us give thanks for peculiar things. The other morning, driving down old Route 66, I came across a huge tumbleweed sitting in the middle of the road in the heart of the ghetto.

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October Dispatch

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The loveliest season of the year is kicking in--the sky is painful and melancholy in its colors; the grasses burn greener, on their way to winter slumber.

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Greetings, Dear Readers...back home after a long 10,000 mile summer.

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Since I last posted a note to y'all, I've read in Chicago 4 times, NYC twice, Seattle 3 times, and El Paso once.

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MY NEW BOOK: Six Kinds of Sky is available now from Cinco Puntos Press.

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Dear Faithful Reader(s): the new one's out, and I really like it. I've always wanted a black cover, and this one's beautiful.

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Due out in March: Six Kinds of Sky

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A collection of short stories From Publishers Weekly: Urrea, best known for his hard-hitting nonfiction (Across the Wire, Nobody's Son), proves once again to be an eloquent and elegiac spokesman fo

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Merry Crispness-- The December Dispatch

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Shawn Phillips came through town, that crazy bastard. On tour again, driving around America playing music. He slept in our son's room, perhaps unnerved somewhat by the Slipknot posters.

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Thanksgiving Dispatch

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Dear Amigos and Loyal Readers, Thanksgiving: I could say thank you for two weeks solid. So I was driving to work last week, on my way to be the Official Writer that students can hang out with.

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