A Wasteland of Contradictions: The California Dreams of Nathanael West

By Tim Tejani El Centro, California lies sixty miles inside the Arizona border in Imperial County. This formidably-named milieu can […]

Joaquin Miller, The Poet of the Sierras

Called the “Poet of the Sierras” and the “Byron of the Rockies,” Cincinnatus Hiner Miller alias Joaquin Miller was also termed a “poseur” and a “farce” during his careers as a 19th century lawyer, judge, pony express rider, newspaperman, teacher, cook, miner, conservationist and poet.