Author of the article

Richard Holinger’s work has appeared in Chicago Quarterly Review, Iowa Review, Southern Review, Hobart, Chautauqua, Cimarron Review, has garnered four Pushcart Prize nominations and a “Notable” essay in Best American Essays 2018. Books include North of Crivitz (poetry) and Kangaroo Rabbits and Galvanized Fences (essays). He holds a doctorate in Creative Writing from UIC and lives northwest of Chicago where an occasional fox, deer, turkey, blue heron, and eagle pass through.