Poetry | June 01, 1987
How Deep the Hook
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My first job out of college, was as a chief reporter for the Idaho Free Press, circulation 6,000. I handled obituaries, city hall, school board, and sports page.
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10.2 (Summer 1987)
Featuring the work of Will Baker, Steve Bauer, Don Bogen, Richard Cecil, Alice Denham, Richard Dokey, Robert Farnsworth, Anne Fleming, Sandra Gilbert, Brenda Hillman, Andrew Hudgins, T. R. Hummer, Robert Juarroz, Jackson Lears, Philip Levine, Gardner McFall, Pablo Neruda, Lowrey Pei, Joanna Scott, Arthur Smith, Dave Smith, Maura Stanton, D. E. Steward, Henry David Thoreau, Barton Wilcox, Alan Williamson, Anne Winters…and an interview with Richard Ford.
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