Join KUAR’s radio program Arts & Letters Radio on Friday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m. for a radio broadcast with UCA creative writing professor Mark Spitzer as he discusses the highly elusive American eel featured in his book Beautifully Grotesque … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Mark Spitzer on Arts & Letters Radio
Mark Spitzer loves fish and he loves to fish. As a nationally known author (Seasons of the Gar, Return of the Gar), writing about fish and their issues is what he does best. In this blog series, Spitzer shares his experiences … Continue reading Where in the West is Mark Spitzer?
An excerpt from The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory (December 2015) edited and with an introduction by Bradley R. Clampitt. 1 Bitter Legacy The Battle Front Richard B. McCaslin Abraham Lincoln never read Clausewitz, but if he … Continue reading EXCERPT: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory
Mark Spitzer is not just a fisherman, he is a lover of fish. As a nationally known author (Seasons of the Gar, Return of the Gar), writing about fish and their issues is what he does best. In this new blog series, Spitzer shares his experiences traveling the American West while researching a select number of freshwater fish, some of which are considered monstrous or freaky or hideously grotesque. During this time of planetary crisis—with mass species extinction, global warming, rapid deforestation, oil spills, and increasing numbers of hurricanes, droughts, and floods—the preservation of specific niches of the ecosystem is … Continue reading Introducing a new blog series: Where in the West Is Mark Spitzer