Find Us:
  • icon
  • icon
  • icon
  • icon
  • icon
  • icon
or Click here to register

This Land Press

Posts

Showing: 1-1
(1)
  1. Snake Ball

    Joey Rigoletto is a spazz. We know this. What a dickhead, we said as he went by, tipped over practically, calling out, Snake ball! There’s a snake ball! He shouted, Under the Rainbow Bridge! This, the Rainbow Bridge, takes its name not for its colors, yellow and brown mostly, rust colors, but for its shape, which arcs […]

    September 02, 2014

image

September 01, 2014

In This Land, Vol. 5, Issue 17, we bring you an exclusive look into the anthropomorphic subculture that meets every year in southeastern Oklahoma. Plus, we've got Larry Guthrie on Oklahoma's political path, Adrian Brune on riots, and more. Here's a preview at what you'll find inside: WILD LIFE: Jezy J. Gray embeds himself with a pack of therians for a weekend of camping, archery, and debauchery—and leaves with a better grasp of the furry fandom. GREEN IS GOOD: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz examines the making (and taking) of Indian Territory fro...

Read More

image

August 15, 2014

Our Summer Fiction Issue is filled to the brim with new work by Oklahoma authors. Guest Editor Constance Squires worked with writers from all over the state to curate a fiction issue that represents a mix of sensibilities and subject matter.

Read More

image

August 01, 2014

In this issue, Russell Cobb examines the life of Iron Eyes Cody, a Sicilian actor who made a career out of pretending to be Indian, and wonders why so many white people still insist on fashioning Native identities out of thin air. Also, we've got Rilla Askew on McAlester, Aaron Toney on tornados, Jessica Puckett on the 1904 Olympic Marathon, and new poetry by Angelia Herrin.

Read More

image

July 15, 2014

This issue of This Land is packed with tales of crime and consequences. Jamie Birdwell-Branson shares an outlaw family legend, Kent F. Frates illuminates the darker details of a murder-extortion plot, Glenn Shirley cross-examines an unorthodox legal strategy, David A. Farris takes us from Chicago to Guthrie to Cheyenne in search of a missing cult member, and James A. Pearson shines a bright light on our state's crime statistics. Plus, new poetry by Julie McConnell and a striking back-cover portrait.

Read More

image

August 01, 2014

There's hardly anything about McAlester, Oklahoma, that Steve Adams doesn’t know. For 35 years, he’s been the local historian, amassing a vast collection of hometown history through newspaper clippings research, books, and photos, which he displays at the McAlester library. A lifelong resident, Adams worked as a security guard for 25 years at t...
image

July 15, 2014

These men know how to roll with the punches. A decade ago, Cornel Williams (right) created Tulsa Crime Monthly — the satirical tabloid famous for its copy-and-pasted illustrations and bold, all-capped analyses of crime and politics in T-Town — to heighten awareness of violent crimes after a close friend was murdered. Next to him is his good fri...
image

July 01, 2014

Untitled (Woman and Man) by Woody Guthrie. New York City, December 1942. © Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. Pencil with pen-and-ink on poster board illustration for Guthrie’s autobiography Bound For Glory.
image

June 15, 2014

In 1935, at age 14, Gunther Renberg emigrated from Germany, changed his name to Kenneth, and settled in Enid, Oklahoma, with his second cousins. He volunteered for the Army when he was just 17. First Lieutenant Kenneth Renberg earned a Purple Heart after he was wounded 70 years ago during the D-Day invasion of Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. That A...