Conger Beasley, Jr.

About

Conger Beasley, Jr., has published two novels and three collections of short fiction. A nonfiction work, We Are a People in This World: The Lakota Sioux and the Massacre at Wounded Knee, won the Western Writers of America Spur Award for the best contemporary nonfiction book published in 1995. An earlier nonfiction work, Sundancers and River Demons: Essays on Landscape and Ritual (1990), won the Thorpe Menn Award for the best book published by a Kansas City writer. In 1991 he was given the World Hunger Media Award for journalism for his three-part series “Of Pollution and Poverty” in the former Buzzworm magazine.

Entries in Home Ground

acequias
badlands
borrow pit
brake
breaks
continental divide
copse
cowbelly
ditch
draw
dryki
flatiron
gallery forest
knob
paternoster lake
rimland
rookery
saddle
tornado alley