Colette LaBouff Atkinson was named our featured author this month for her contributions to Identity Theory over the years, including most recently her interview with writer Mark Monmonier. Colette LaBouff Atkinson's nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Points of Entry, River Teeth, Santa Monica Review, Seneca Review, Small Spiral Notebook, and Los Angeles Times …
Colette Labouff talks with the author of From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame
Did you know she crossed Times Square in the air? Did you know she can hang from the sky by her teeth?
At the Mexican fast-food stand one block from home, I was nine and in line three times a week for a bean and cheese burrito. It was 1975, the year we moved away from my father.
Wife three: I'm no trophy. I hear phrases like practice makes perfect. Or three is a charm. They're lying, of course.
A woman like that, who covers her legs, likes to hide.
Wife two was a stripper. And sweet, too. He traded her in for me, wife number three. To people I don't know, I say she was a dancer.
Colette LaBouff reviews First There Is a Mountain: A Yoga Romance by Elizabeth Kadetsky