Author Susan Straight joins Alta Asks Live and host Heather Scott Partington on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. PST to discuss her memoir In the Country of Women.
From Silicon Valley to Butthole Surfer, buried mystery to a reinvention of the West, Alexandra Chang, Gibby Haynes, C Pam Zhang, and Sara Sligar author spring’s must-read fiction.
Celebrate a poetic change of season with essential works from Jim Harrison, Kim Shuck, and Forrest Gander.
Alta's Fall nonfiction selections feature four true stories about dreamers and schemers — and a musician named Flea.
First published in 1983, this celebrated essay explores issues of race, place, and multicultural inclusion in California.
An acclaimed writer’s 40-year quest for peace and belonging in a community that has endured incursions of crack cocaine, gang violence, and neglect.
A new poem by Ishmael Reed. His latest honors include the Alberto Dubito Award for International Poetry and the AUDELCO award for theatre.