March 15, 2013
This Machine marks the spot for great new narratives about Oklahoma’s hidden literary treasures.
BOOKS ABOUT TULSA: New York novelist and Tulsa expat offers a literary tour of Tulsa.
A BURN SCAR IN THE SHAPE OF THE SOONER STATE: Pierce Smith interviews Ben Lytal about his debut novel, “A Map of Tulsa,” set in a hometown very different from today’s Tulsa.
THE OKTAHUTCHEE CLAIMS ITS OWN: Richard Higgs narrates the drowning death of Creek poet Alexander Posey.
VITRIOL KILLED THE RADIO STAR: John Wooley remembers when radio brought Americans together.
ME HEAD: Playmate profiles, Sunday school songs, and a pep talk from the minds of Me Head contributors, circa 2000.
LISTEN TO RADIO. A LOT: We celebrate the launch of This Land Radio, coming to KOSU March 31, with a note from our publisher, Vincent LoVoi.
ORIGINAL OKIE: Michael Wallis, Oklahoma’s most famous Route 66 connoisseur, graces our back page.